4 clever strategies from master comedians to help you succeed during COVID-19

{ object.primary_image.title }}

Author Peter McGraw says, “Watching a Netflix stand-up special to unwind after a long day is fine, but what if you were to learn from comedians instead of just laughing at their jokes?” As millions of Americans adapt to working from home and being cut off from friends and loved ones, there’s one force capable of uniting us during these trying times: stand-up specials on Netflix. Read Full Story

More

How John Mulaney uses his relentless creativity to figure out what to do next

{ object.primary_image.title }}

The popular comedian put his mind to reinventing the children’s variety show—finding something new in a format whose moment came before he was born. Instead of following up his Emmy-winning 2018 Netflix special, Kid Gorgeous: Live at Radio City , with more stand-up, John Mulaney—the first person ever to have gone from Saturday Night Live writer to three-time host of the show in under a decade—returned last winter with a gonzo kids’ variety special called John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch . The Netflix event, which aired on Christmas Eve, combined self-aware comedy with moments of real poignancy and coaxed an unforgettable musical performance from a delightfully unhinged Jake Gyllenhaal, earning Mulaney a deal with Comedy Central for more specials. Read Full Story

More

‘Standing in the gap’: One part of allyship that gets overlooked

{ object.primary_image.title }}

LinkedIn’s senior global program manager of diversity, inclusion, and belonging says, “Standing in the gap means to speak up and speak out, particularly into the spaces where I/we cannot reach. Moreover, it’s a commitment to sticking with it over time.” After a hellish week of grappling with the emotional trauma of more senseless murders of black men and women, I’ve finally mustered up enough energy to speak my truth. Read Full Story

More

‘Standing in the gap’: One part of allyship that gets overlooked

{ object.primary_image.title }}

LinkedIn’s senior global program manager of diversity, inclusion, and belonging says, “Standing in the gap means to speak up and speak out, particularly into the spaces where I/we cannot reach. Moreover, it’s a commitment to sticking with it over time.” After a hellish week of grappling with the emotional trauma of more senseless murders of black men and women, I’ve finally mustered up enough energy to speak my truth. Read Full Story

More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our newsletter and never miss out trending marketing news.

HitcountVariables(pk=6315, ajax_url='/api/hit/ajax/', hits='8')