Episode 8: Will Durst

Will Durst (www.http://willdurst.com/) is a political satirist and comedian. In addition to performing hundreds of live shows a year, Durst writes a nationally syndicated weekly column, posts daily jokes to his website, and voices radio commentaries. A regular guest on NPR, MSNBC and Fox News, heʼs received five Emmy nominations and seven consecutive nominations for the American Comedy Awards Stand Up of the Year. His 800+ global television appearances include HBO, The Today Show, Letterman, CNNʼs Inside Politics, Good Morning America, Showtime, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, CBS Morning News, the BBC, CBC, Greek, Scottish, French and Australian TV.

In This TAMP Episode Will talks with Smarthouse Creative's Ryan Davis about what inspires his unique satire and explains different patterns he’s experienced in building an audience and the tactics that have stuck. Will describes his most valuable marketing tip to performers and talks about how, amidst the heated political climate, his focus is on the fun.

You can check out Will’s Facebook page here, bit.ly/2cTTTaN and follow him on Twitter at, @willdurst.

TAMP music by BenSound.