Tim Ferriss: Alright, guys. Because if youre going to do it, in that moment you should have a need or at least a curiosity of what does being the best at this feel like? They havent had a Black host in 79 years. About. Because I remember very, very specifically the first time I was introduced to you. "His. Because people start looking for well, youve got to do this first. Carmichael directed, produced, and starred in On the Count of Three (2021). Jerrod Carmichael: When youre at the bottom of a well, and everyone looks in. I never really went to that type of dance club; I had never done it before. I wanted it just to be real and an exploration, like these certain words that are captured. Yeah, this was in Texas. Tim Ferriss: Yeah, youre trying to dissect whats happening; how its composed. Its immediately like a box that youre in. Tim Ferriss: When youre at the bottom of a well, oh yeah. Tim Ferriss: Is this in the original room? Who, for the sake of this monologue, represents every Black person in America. Hes pushing the boundaries of comedy with his groundbreaking work in stand-up, television, and film. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah, Ill go back to that. Tim Ferriss: If youre the average of, say, the five people you associate with most, then going to where the competition is the strongest is really important. Jerrod Carmichael: Thats a really good question because obviously you want to have the feeling inside your heart and know that you can do anything, right? Like you are what you think, and you are what you believe types of things, and that you do need to affirm certain principles. Could you imagine if I just rebelled? Or I can find the title. But he said he wasnt too interested. Like right after this, Ill go meet up with him and well go write and we enjoy it. It was late. It was years ago. So this guy. Or can you remember a point at any time in your life when you had a particularly dark period or a lot of self doubt? Im here, truly, because all of youI look out into this room and I see a lot of talented people. I mean youre up, you jump into some rehearsals or something. How did that happen? A hilarious preview of comic/writer/actor Jerrod Carmichael in his second solo HBO stand-up special. Was it luck? There are a lot of comedians who arent funny or dont have stage presence but have excellent websites. Tim Ferriss: What is the last book, or any books that come to mind that youve done that with? Tim Ferriss: You mentioned Malcolm X. You mentioned the food, which for me is extremely key. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah, but now Im off a little bit. Emotionally, its just like if I dont think this is meaningful, then Ill cut it out of my life. Tim Ferriss: Do you remember the first time that you bombed? He breaks the news after a story about his dad getting caught cheating. I dont know what it is. Jerrod Carmichael: Listen to yourself. He has also released three stand-up comedy specials on HBO: Love at the Store (2014), 8 (2017), and Nathaniel (2022).  Hes the Tupac of comedy; every list. Ill catch everyone in the room up.. 323. Im so thankful I didnt do it. But you also want to know how to market it and thats really important. And if you dont want to do it anymore, stop; change. Selling shoes? Jerrod Carmichael: The pyramid scheme of it all. You dont know what youre doing. My friend Angelo and me liked to used to point to the lines and assign them to certain comedians. Clothing or all these things as they relate to work are important; like its a lot of intention behind, like I said, wardrobe for the show and that type of thing. And people wont allow themselves to accept it. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah. Tim Ferriss: How would you coach, or what advice would you give to a comic? People that I admire, people that I would like to be like, people that Im jealous of, and people that are actually really incredible artists. Can you tell us about this? You had a uniform for a very long time. Jerrod Carmichael: I thought it was pretty milky, right? Tim Ferriss: Is this just a general catch-up? The third season of that show is premiering in this year, 2017. Find where to watch Jerrod Carmichael's latest movies and tv shows Find out where you can contribute because its not always through work. I like to know. What types of things do you write down? more Comedy Drama Stand UpAward Shows & Events News TV Series 2017 hd Add HBO Max to any Hulu plan for an additional $14.99/month. If you can learn to appreciate its hard with art because you want to keep it separate and you want to make something thats pure. Its about the moral question of whether I should allow And she said, Jerrod, enough of all of that. The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes. So you cant just hit them with the same pitch 40 times in a row. KEY INFORMATION (a) Full name of discloser: Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, LLC (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a): The naming . But Ive come to appreciate things that I always disregarded because I heard them to often. And until next time, thank you for listening. Whatever. Do you remember any of the decisions? Jerrod Carmichael calls attention to Shelly Miscavige, the wife of church leader David Miscavige, who ex-Scientologist-turned-whistleblower Leah Remini claims has been missing since 2007. Its so good. We didnt have a lot of money but it was great. Tim Ferriss: We can have it run on the credits. Jerrod Carmichael revealed the reason he believes he was chosen to host the 2023 Golden Globes.. He also stared as Freddy, opposite Rose Byrne, Susan Sarandon, and J.K. Simmons in The Meddler, which was released in April 2016. Now, on the big screen this June, Jerrod joins the cast of Michael Bays Transformers: The Last Knight opposite Mark Walberg, Josh Duhamel, D-U-H-A-M-E-L, and Anthony Hopkins. It may be a thing he may have said to me. Originally broadcast. Jerrod Carmichael: Hey, not to toot my own horn but I am fucking amazing at it. But I actually really like starting the day very peaceful, brief conversation, see what shes doing. I really appreciate it. Dramatic Competition, This page was last edited on 11 January 2023, at 23:11. It is arguably the funniest stand-up special Ive seen in many, many years, and its the reason I initially reached out to have Jerrod on the podcast. How do we make sure the right people see and hear this? Another was you would refer to your notes onstage, sometimes. By Selome Hailu. Jerrod Carmichael: Because I dont want to start my day with bullshit. Tim Ferriss: It took me a long tim to learn that a good contract doesnt make a good relationship. Its really healthy, right? In March of 2017, this year, Jerrod will start in his second stand-up comedy special on HBO directed by Bo Burnham. But I want to start it in a very peaceful place, and then yell about marketing for an hour. Jerrod Carmichael: Exactly. I literally was like driving around repeating sentences from the book just over and over. Ill catch everyone in the room up. Performs "Ari Told Me I Lack Focus," presented by Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Its hard to say Cosby now to someone without then a slew of other questions but as far as a comedian, he was excellent. But I recommend everybody check it out. Tim Ferriss: Did that mean your dad was gone a lot of the time? Jerrod Carmichael: People focus on the wrong things. Tim Ferriss: I pinged Evan before we met up, as I mentioned, to try to get some bullets to talk about. Tim Ferriss: Im going to try and I recommend people try the face at the top of the well exercise. Tim Ferriss: Right, the distractions of life. Carmichael stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (Approx 1.83m). Did you have to have a big conversation with them about packing up and moving west? Mind you, I was like 19, 20 at the time. So that was kind of the first experience. Congrats to them. That feeling is going to be addressed either immediately or its going to be delayed, and Id rather address it now. Jerrod Carmichael: He never took you dancing? Calling out the Hollywood Foreign Press . Like, people I admire, people I would like to be like, people that Im jealous of and people that are actually really incredible artists. One of my friends, Mike, I immediately sent him a text and I said, You have to watch this stand-up immediately, No. Ill talk to her for a few minutes and then Ill do other calls. You know, you grow up in a neighborhood like that, or the hood, or whatever you call it and its so many characters. It sounds super cheesy. The thing I feel luckiest with is the group of people that Im around. Then it came back and they were like, Well, theyre not really asking, Jerrod. and I also want to talk about it with you. And if something is off, if its just not right, then somethings going to go wrong. Jerrod Carmichael: I try to keep it honest at any performance. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah, because he was honest, right? Its a good government job.. The first taping, I was too aware of the production and that same night You do two shows so the second show was just kind of like Im not thinking about the production at all. Jerrod Carmichael: You gotta. Jerrod Carmichael: And then because of certain projects, I have to wake up early. Just kind of journaling, essentially. Jerrod Carmichael: Its fun. Comedian Jerrod Carmichael returns to HBO to star in his second solo stand-up special. Tim Ferriss: When you hear the word successful, to you who comes to mind? Thats specifically for what I was doing, and Im sure it applies to other things, too. Jerrod Carmichael: Dont disregard, dont dismiss anyone. Tim Ferriss: Hello boys and girls, this is Tim Ferriss and welcome to another episode of the Tim Ferriss Show where it is my job to deconstruct world class performers of all different types to tease out the habits, routines, tactics, coping mechanisms, favorite books; whatever that you can apply and test in your own life. I called the homegirl Avery, who, for the sake of this monologue, represents every Black person in America. Things that your fourth grade teacher told you, kind of true. And Im trying right now. It was virtually my first time doing that joke. He knew exactly who he was. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah, on Saturday night, my entire Saturday, I dont go out, really. Jerrod Carmichael: Sit alone. I had a really specific vision. Jerrod Carmichael: A raven whos lost her family. They were like, You know, Jerrod, Helen just really wants to educate you on the changes the organization has made in regards to diversity.. Probably dont listen to anybody. Comment Rules: Remember what Fonzie was like? And he said t o me, the important thing and Im paraphrasing but he said you want to keep the generating of ideas and the editing of ideas separate. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah. Tim Ferriss: He has incredible energy. Jerrod Carmichael: Yeah, how many ounces; exactly. Or what was the first memorable bomb? I think about that because I think everything should have some type of intention behind it. This site is anAmazon Associateand purchases through Amazon links may earn an affiliate commission. All Transcripts from The Tim Ferriss Show! I kept the hood off; just let it yeah, it was great. Thats hard. I was sitting in I suppose the writers room, while they were spit balling ideas. Also, validation is important from outside sources. By comedian Bo Burnham HBO stand-up special immediately after walking onstage from the United States2 NBC sitcom the Carmichael '' Like, they were like, Did you hear about Clarences new job? Just the same thing because it took out so much time in my morning. Tim Ferriss: What separates a good working comedian from a great comedian? And she was like, Well, how much are they paying you? And I said, Well, Avery, its not about the money, honestly. Anyway, a guy came I and he just small talked with a customer, and Im like, What do you do? He said hes an actor, he lives in LA. After coming onstage without a microphone, he settled the. Tim Ferriss: Its like no, no; thats actually really deep, if you think about it. Youre just recording whatever. I havent been walking as much as I used to. Jerrod Carmichael: You know, finish line. It worked in any place that I went. Theres definitely domestic abuse going on in there.  He has discussed his relationships with both men and women during his documentary series Home Videos (2019). Jerrod Carmichael: I dont know. I dont know why this stands out so much but he wanted to have a debate. Jerrod Carmichael: His story is so interesting, and just him starting so late or getting the recognition so late. You are welcome to share the below transcript (up to 500 words but not more) in media articles (e.g., The New York Times, LA Times, The Guardian), on your personal website, in a non-commercial article or blog post (e.g., Medium), and/or on a personal social media account for non-commercial purposes, provided that you include attribution to The Tim Ferriss Show and link back to the tim.blog/podcast URL. I would rather be that guy than just what, youre going to just hang out? Like if youre maybe in the tech world, like some type of expo where you get to see what other people are doing; with comedy thats every night. People in the back, lets be a little quiet here. Carmichael made the trek to Los Angeles when he was 21 to jumpstart his Hollywood career. Jerrod Carmichael: Everybody else is taken. People can only tell you what works for them, and maybe that applies to you. Jerrod Carmichael: Thats the environment.