Legendary comedy manager Barry Katz joins Erin on today's episode to talk about his long career in entertainment managing artists like Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan, Dane Cook, Bill Burr, and Wanda Sykes. He was also the owner and founder of Boston Comedy Club in New York City, an executive producer TV and film including Last Comic Standing, and now hosts popular entertainment industry podcast Industry Standard.
Big themes include resilience, and being able to take a hit. Having a talent for your talent. Why it's important to have creative control of your projects, when you can. And why adversity is so crucial to get to the next level.
Check out Barry's podcast Industry Standard, and support Hot Pizza Ass Podcast on Patreon where you'll find bonus episodes, essays, and digital photo sets inspired by themes of the podcast.