E10 - Birungi on Authentic Comedy, Immigration, and Perspective on "BLM"

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E10 - Birungi on Authentic Comedy, Immigration, and Perspective on "BLM"

Colt and Birungi (Seattle-based stand-up comedian) catch up and discuss the topics below after several months not being able to perform together.
For tour dates, please visit www.birungicomedy.com.
Instagram: @birungicomedy / YouTube: Birungi Comedy
Show Notes:

01:03 Birungi's advice on SUPERSETTING YOUR LIFE.

05:55 The art of authenticity when performing stand-up comedy.

12:00 The art of using silence in music and stand-up comedy.

18:51 We all bring "baggage" into our relationships!

21:94 Performing for fundraisers.

23:01 Bitten by the comedy bug!

28:49 How Birungi's stand-up career started in 2015.

33:01 Stand-up is a grind, no matter how successful you become.

34:30 "Sets and Reps" in the world of comedy and developing your act.

36:18 Recording another comic's joke is like criticizing a woman's fetus at 6 months old.

42:00 Performing in Boston.

47:02 "No prophet is accepted in his home town" -Luke 4:16-30

49:30 Perspectives on "Black Lives Matter."

Books referenced: 

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs, by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs.

The New Comedy Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Writing and Performing Stand-Up Comedy, by Judy Carter.

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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