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Don't Quit Your Night Job

Comedian Andrew Rivers sets out to disprove the myth that being a comedian is the toughest job in the world by proving that he's not capable of much else. A monthly audio and video podcast that explores unique ways people make a living. Like Dirty Jobs but less rolling around in shit. http://andrewjrivers.com
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Jun 20, 2017

People say "being a comedian is the toughest job in the world."

Comedian Andrew Rivers can think of a million things that would be more difficult, so he's going to show you. Follow along: facebook.com/nightjobpodcast

On this episode Andrew meets up Magician Louie Foxx. 

The Society of American Magicians voted Louie The Best Stage Magician and Best Close-Up Magician in Minnesota in 1996. He has also been featured twice in the prestigious Linking Ring magazine which is a magazine for the 13,000 members of the International Brotherhood of Magicians! Louie has also written several books about magic tricks for professional magicians, one of which has sold over 2,300 copies!

Louie is also a Two Time Guinness World Record Holder and has been on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, the nationally syndicated television show How ‘Bout That, Evening Magazine, New Day Northwest, Otra Movida TV in Spain, and in London’s Guardian Newspaper!

Louie is enjoying life as the rockstar dad. He now has a valid excuse to go to the zoo once a week and build forts out of the sofa cushions.

Check out the webseries on youtube as I interview Louie and then attempt to learn magic tricks and fool drunk people at bars :)

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May 20, 2017

People say "being a comedian is the toughest job in the world."

Comedian Andrew Rivers can think of a million things that would be more difficult, so he's going to show you. Follow along: facebook.com/nightjobpodcast

On this episode Andrew meets up with the Seattle See-er "Marc Lainhart" a Spiritual Psychic Medium. British Trained, like Harry Potter, Marc Believes talking to spirits isn't a super power given to only the X Man but rather a skill we are all born with and just need training to learn to tap into.

Check out the webseries on youtube as I interview Marc and then attempt to prove my psychic abilities.

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Marc Lainhart - http://www.marclainhart.com/
"British" trained Spiritual Psychic-Medium
The Seattle See-er
The Intuitive Prospector™
Spiritual Prospecting
"Dare to Dream, Dare to Explore, Dare to LIVE"

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Apr 23, 2017

People say "being a comedian is the toughest job in the world."

Comedian Andrew Rivers can think of a million things that would be more difficult, so he's going to show you. Follow along: facebook.com/nightjobpodcast

On this episode Andrew meets up with Professional Bowler Marshall Kent. We discuss smelly balls, steroids and Pete Weber and then Marshall gives me some bowling tips and then we play a game with a few extra rules.

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Marhsall Kent - twitter @marshallkent299 ig: that1bowler300
Nob Hill Bowling Center – Yakima, WA.
Billy Anderson
Workhouse Creative
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Mar 14, 2017

In this interview - I chat with my friend Beth Carpenter who was a teacher in Thailand for several years teaching the English Language. Then she got a job helping fight Ebola in Africa. I didn't crack a lot of jokes because I was just learning so much. 

This isn't a meant to be a political episode but if you listen to people try to create hysteria about Ebola or refugees it's just because they're lying. Just use common sense and research. Ask around. Instead of listening to Donald Trump. Ask someone who works with or around refugees. 

Make your voice heard and be engaged in Government: https://www.5calls.org/ 

Check out Beth's Thai Karaoke Songs about hand washing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DD42VAM384 "Than N'Su"



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Feb 19, 2017

I was talking to someone who mentioned they were subscribe on iTunes but didn't know there was a video series on youtube. GET IT TOGETHER.

So I made this short clip with some BONUS FOOTAGE of me getting my face punched. This is completely different than the footage on youtube. That's how much fun we had making it. Anyway, if you like this, I'll probably make one for all of the episodes.

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Jan 26, 2017

Andrew Rivers hosts professional face puncher Isaac Tadeo. 

A 17-year boxing veteran, Isaac has won four Junior Golden Gloves Championships, three Senior Golden Gloves Championships, has sparred with former Light Middleweight Champ Canelo Alvarez and carries a 8-0 professional boxing record with four knockouts. 

http://www.seattleboxinggym.com/
 

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Dec 28, 2016

Andrew Rivers hosts Jake Nix. The current mascot of the Tacoma Rainiers AAA baseball team. Rhubarb the Reindeer!



We talk about the audition process, being friends with other mascots and dealing with drunk people at baseball games. Do girls flirt with him? Is he a furry? How does he go pee? Why does he make kids cry? Does he aspire to being in the big leagues as a mascot? Listen and you'll know all about being inside that costume.

There is no video series for this episode (for now) but we do talk about trying something in the costume eventually during the season. Check out the previous videos here:

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Nov 20, 2016

Andrew Rivers hosts former Miss Washington and 3rd runner up in Miss America, Jacquie Brown.

We talk Butt Glue, Solving problems in the world, and running for Miss Poulsbo. 

The video series is on youtube, hit subscribe to see me hit the stage and try to answer questions myself.

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Jacquie Brown is a Tv Host and actress. She has appeared on NBC's Grimm and in multiple feature films. She was the host of The Pulse of Seattle on CW11 for two years but is now moving to Los Angeles to further her acting career. She also has a YouTube channel where she posts funny videos. Find her on social media @msjacquiebrown.

 

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Sep 29, 2016

Sorry if you previously downloaded this, I had to fix the audio a little. Mycle has such a soft beautiful voice, his volume was really low. I figured it's easier to turn down than turn up! :) :)

In this podcast, Andrew interviews Mycle Wastman. You may know Mycle from The Voice or from his amazing live performances. He's in a new band called Crystal Garden with Boyd Tinsley from Dave Matthews Band.

MycleWastman.com

Andrewjrivers.com 

We talk about why he still lives in Seattle, writing for a company and how the music industry changes have made it difficult, and more about what goes on in his head during a show. He also tells me his best heckler moment.

Make sure you check out the related youtube video at youtube.com/andrewjrivers - We take the best couple parts of this interview, Mycle gives me a vocal lesson, and then we write a song together. I think you'll love it.

Someone get Cee-Lo on the line and let's make a remix. lol.

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Sep 23, 2016
I'm working on a new video episode, it should be out next week but in the meantime I thought I'd post this old unreleased episode. Before I started DQYNJ, I made two test episodes called "CAREER DAY" and decided a video tagalong of me attempting the job would be way cooler than just two dudes talkin shop.
 
This is a conversation I had with my buddy Todd McComas about what it's like being a police detective. He shares some crazy stories about being undercover and being forced to strip naked to prove he wasn't wearing a wire. How the drug dealer didn't know he was a cop when he saw his GIANT BALLS OF STEEL is anybody's guess.
 
The most fascinating part of this, and why I wanted to dust this off from the vault. Is talking about all these episodes of police misconduct caught on video. His opinion is that the police training may be part of the problem. They go through all these scenarios in training and every time some dude jumps out of the closet with a machete.
 
Imagine if you're a new pilot and EVERY training simulation ends with a bird strike. I think you're gonna be a little on edge about birds. Taking off, you're gonna shoot the missiles at birds that get anywhere near your plane. If Airbuses came with missiles. That's probably a bad analogy but I just saw that Sully movie. LOL.

Here's a couple youtube examples of what I'm talking about.


This is one of the videos I was talking about: https://youtu.be/q1q41OMvvbM
This is another one of the videos I was talking about: https://youtu.be/yfi3Ndh3n-g 

In those videos, I just don't feel like those are realistic scenarios. At the same time, I understand training for unrealistic or unlikely situations can be very helpful. I think maybe there's a better way to do it.

Anyway, fascinating stuff. Todd has lived a crazy lifestyle. If you see him on a comedy lineup near you, go check it out. http://Toddcomedy.com. Also, next time a police officer is being a dick for no reason, give them a break, they have a tough job. Also check out Todd's podcast with some of my other hilarious Indianapolis friends: http://patmcafeeshow.libsyn.com/ 

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Jul 13, 2016

Andrew Rivers hosts Seattle Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan for the first episode of Don't Quit Your Night Job.

We talk Top 5 Punters in the NFL, Growing up with a Lisp, and his favorite Marshawn Lynch Story.

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Special Thanks
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Jon Ryan - @jonryan9 (if he's back on social media | @JonRyanGearUp or @kickitwithjandg | Or follow his wife @sarahcolonna
Starfire Sports - http://www.starfiresports.com/ 
Workhouse Creative - http://workhousecreative.com  
Art by Royce Southerland - http://fooray.deviantart.com/ 
Marshawn Shirt from Fresh Brewed Tee's: http://freshbrewedtees.com 

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