Living Your Journey with Christopher Swan
About This Show
Living Your Journey with Christopher Swan is a weekly podcast that explores how people are following their passions, purpose and living a life they love. Interviews are centered around careers, making a social impact, passionate side gigs. Our host talks to everyday people, from all walks of life, across various regions and industries. These are real conversations with real people - intimate, friendly and thought provoking. Our goal is to connect you with the people and stories that inspire you to love your life, help you realize your passions, and to discover the help to be more intentional and happy.
Most Recent Episode
Jen Kober — From Funny Kid to Breakout Storytelling Comedian
2 days ago
Comedian, storyteller and all-around funny woman, Jen Kober, seems to be everywhere these days. She’s been touring her stand-up comedy show across the U.S., appearing in various TV shows, like ABC’s The Middle and BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood, and can now be seen in NPR’s Snap Judgement tour. In this conversation, we talk about her life in comedy, getting started, growing her work, and everything in between. Jen also talks about her future plans, writing two pilots and a movie treatment, and most importantly, how she measures success in her life. Key Takeaways: [1:39] Why does Jen do what she does? [7:03] How did Jen’s circle of family and friends support her comedy, growing up? [9:52] Christopher and Jen dip into a U.S. election chat, and then have a fun moment discussing ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder. [12:18] The reality of touring for Jen and how it has evolved over the years. [15:57] How tough is it being a comedian and doing it day after day? [17:25] How Jen’s stories have developed and how she sees life through her own unique lens. [23:32] While Jen considers herself a storyteller comedian first; she shares how she is exploring other aspects of the entertainment world. [25:44] Jen shares how a particular music album influenced her and why she needs to create a children’s music album. [31:16] What does success look like for Jen? [39:26] How Jen connects with her audiences. [46:36] What keeps Jen energized and inspired in her career? [53:55] What’s next for Jen?