The Reminiscing Boys of Comedy™ share stories of the teachers who inspired them as well as what prompted them to start comedy about 15 years ago.
Why did it take going to jail to follow a dream? What is it about hitting rock bottom that can prompt one to shoot for the stars? What’s scarier: Your first open mic or getting mugged?
And what happens when The RBC™ finds out that following dreams can also become its own prison? GETTING to do something vs HAVING to do something can completely change the subject experience of what is objectively the same act. When you turn the thing you love into your career, it can make what you love feel like a job... just ask Genghis Khan.
Finally, we consider the hedonic treadmill of modernity. Technology has in some ways allowed many of us the opportunity to live better than medieval kings, but we’re also our own servants.