In this episode, I talk to George about failures in standup comedy, social media, we also talk about books and their power to change your perspective on the things you hate.
George’s own description: As a friend of mine once said about me: you do a lot of things just to be mediocre. So I`m a comedian, copywriter, book author, blogger, vlogger, lead singer, and still not making 1 million $ a year.
Podcast recommended book
The McDonaldization of Society 5 by George Ritzer
This book has been a fabulous success with students because it combines elements of critical social theory, readability… and popular culture′ – Charles Frederick, Jr., Indiana University One of the most noteworthy and popular sociology books of all time, The McDonaldization of Society demonstrates the power of the sociological imagination to today′s readers in a way that few books have been able to do. Key Features of the new edition: – brand new chapter examining the Starbucks phenomenon and its relationship to McDonaldization – updated examples of McDonaldization, including online dating services (e.g. match.com), Viagra, MDMA (ecstasy), text-messaging, Ikea, and megachurches – an increased focus on globalization, including an examination into the relationship between McDonaldization and the environment