Comedian Clients and Power

As a comedian, I’m amazed that my clients occasionally don’t realize the power that they have. Not the mean kind of power, but rather the kind that they can flex to make sure that they’re getting what they are paying for. Here’s a couple of...

Hillary and Bill at a Trade Show Podcast

Comedians impersonate political figures and celebrities all the time, and in this episode, comedian Jan McInnis talks about the time that she and her comedian friend Frank King impersonated Bill and Hillary Clinton at a trade show. The client had a good idea, but it...

Becoming a Hillary Clinton Impersonator Podcast

Comedians can make BIG bucks impersonating celebrities and political figures. Here’s a few minutes on the process of transforming myself from comedian Jan McInnis into Hillary Clinton impersonator Jan McInnis. It was an interesting procedure and NOT like you see...

San Francisco Comedy Competition

There are a few prestigious comedy competitions in the country, and the San Francisco Comedy competition is one of them. Comedians compete during a week of shows around San Francisco and audiences vote each night on a winner. I was fortunate to be included in one of...

Trading Comedy For Money . . . or Other Things

Comedians get offered trades all the time. Hey we already have an act, why won’t you do it for $20 bucks, right? I think that is what some people think. And if they don’t offer you a few bucks, they’ll offer to trade you something. Here’s a few...

Taking Tours as a Comedian

We comedians go on tour, but I also like to take tours. Tours of the places where the groups I speak to work that is. If I’m offered a tour I take it, and if I don’t get offered one, I ask. I love learning about industries that I’ll never work in;...