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Jobs Blow with Briana and Josh sounds pornographic, but like many job descriptions, it isn’t what it seems. With aspiring writer and marketing professional Briana Haas and funny-man Mr. Josh Hyman as your HUMOR Resources team, we present the podcast for "Dreamers with Day Jobs." Born out of Briana and Josh's own personal highs, lows, and frustrations in the endless pursuit of their dream careers, each episode is a mix of entertainment, information and inspiration, as guests share their own unique journeys. Tune in for tales of layoffs, promotions, opportunities, firings, hirings, amazing strokes of luck, and crazy jobs that suck. Created to bring people together to support one another in their quest for something better, no conversation would be complete without some tea spilt about hysterical on-the-job experiences.

Jobs Blow with Briana and Josh sounds pornographic, but like many job descriptions, it isn’t what it seems. With aspiring writer and marketing professional Briana Haas and funny-man Mr. Josh Hyman as your HUMOR Resources team, we present the podcast for "Dreamers with Day Jobs." Born out of Briana and Josh's own personal highs, lows, and frustrations in the endless pursuit of their dream careers, each episode is a mix of entertainment, information and inspiration, as guests share their own unique journeys. Tune in for tales of layoffs, promotions, opportunities, firings, hirings, amazing strokes of luck, and crazy jobs that suck. Created to bring people together to support one another in their quest for something better, no conversation would be complete without some tea spilt about hysterical on-the-job experiences.
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Jobs Blow with Briana and Josh sounds pornographic, but like many job descriptions, it isn’t what it seems. With aspiring writer and marketing professional Briana Haas and funny-man Mr. Josh Hyman as your HUMOR Resources team, we present the podcast for "Dreamers with Day Jobs." Born out of Briana and Josh's own personal highs, lows, and frustrations in the endless pursuit of their dream careers, each episode is a mix of entertainment, information and inspiration, as guests share their own unique journeys. Tune in for tales of layoffs, promotions, opportunities, firings, hirings, amazing strokes of luck, and crazy jobs that suck. Created to bring people together to support one another in their quest for something better, no conversation would be complete without some tea spilt about hysterical on-the-job experiences.

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Episodes

Bitter Ending, Sweet New Beginning, With Andrea Young of Sweet Vegan

9/15/2019
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After more then 30 years of hard work and loyalty, Andrea suddenly found herself laid off from her job at an interior architecture firm. Thankfully, she was already pursuing a side hustle in the food space, so she saw it as an opportunity to pursue a different dream. In 2016, she launched her vegan chocolate business, Sweet Vegan, and she recently stopped by Jobs Blow Podcast with some of her delicious truffles for Briana, Josh, and a surprise guest. Don’t miss this lay off story with a...

Duration:00:49:47

A Career He Didn't Dream of, with Tony Award Winner Michael Cerveris

9/11/2019
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Twenty-five years after a chance encounter and photo at a holiday party, Briana and the six-time Tony nominee, two-time Tony winner reunite for a Jobs Blow interview. Now starring in Mindhunter (Season 2) on Netflix, Michael shares his incredible journey and reflects on how his many achievements – did we mention he has a Grammy too - have far surpassed anything he could have ever dreamed. Get to know the guy who once had aspirations of being a truck driver, but now has a place in the Marvel...

Duration:01:08:01

A League of His Own, with Rock Star History Teacher Joe Adragna of The Junior League

8/25/2019
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Joe knew from a young age that music was going to be a driving force in his life. Today, the self-taught musician lives near New Orleans where he teaches high school history while continuing to pursue his love of music with his band, The Junior League. In this week’s episode, Joe takes Briana and Josh on his journey from NYC to NOLA, talks about the recent launch of his seventh album, Adventureland, and wins the title of "Ultimate Beatles fan."

Duration:00:44:15

Dani Does... It All, with Adult Film MegaStar (and so much more) Dani Daniels

8/18/2019
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Debbie did Dallas, but Dani does so much more. The self-described workaholic lists Adult Film Star, Painter, Fashion line Creator, Blogger, and Amazon Prime Star among her current job titles. She talks to Jobs Blow about her career evolution while also giving Briana and Josh an education on what goes on behind the scenes of the adult film world. Cum for Dani, stay to get to know the artist known as Kira Lee.

Duration:00:54:07

Plan B/Producing a Nightmare, with Producer Stephanie Tobey of "Abducted in Plain Sight"

8/11/2019
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Stephanie Tobey moved to LA to pursue her dreams as an actor and, like many thespians, had to find other work to help pay her bills. It was while doing admin work for a Hollywood manager that she found the book that would inspire her to produce the much-talked about Netflix documentary, "Abducted in Plain Sight." Stephanie takes Briana and Josh on the journey that brought her to the emotionally draining project and reflects on how the story impacted her during the years of filming....

Duration:00:59:25

A Job to Wine About, with Laura Giannatempo of ViaVai Travel

8/4/2019
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In this episode, Laura Giannatempo tells Briana and Josh about launching ViaVai Travel, her new agency that curates immersive, boutique travel experiences to some of best, and often unexpected, wine destinations in Italy. Born and raised in Piedmont, she says the idea was inspired by her love of wine and travel, as well as her knowledge of the lesser-known regions where she can share hidden gems. An “antidote to over-tourism,” Laura has already booked her first tour and has big plans for...

Duration:00:43:32

She Has Designs on Her Future, with Tracy & Arianna Deleu of Indigo Loves Violet

7/25/2019
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At just six years old, Kidpreneur Arianna Deleu is already pursuing her dream of becoming a celebrated fashion designer. Together with her mom, Tracy, they launched Indigo Loves Violet, a clothing line that features creative designs by the talented (almost) first grader. Tracy tells Jobs Blow that it’s been a year of hard work - with some frustrations and occasional second-guessing - but she wouldn’t trade it for the extra time they’ve had together. Meet the Creative (Arianna) and Founder...

Duration:00:38:37

Sometimes Broadway is Hell, with Kay Trinidad of Hadestown

7/22/2019
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Jobs Blow is thrilled to have Actress Kay Trinidad join the show to discuss her career on the stage and her current role in the eight-time Tony Award-winning show Hadestown! She shares her journey, talks diversity in roles, and gives some behind-the-scenes scoop on the show. Plus, Jack comes in as Josh’s understudy, while Briana takes the lead in this production.

Duration:00:32:56

You Don’t Know Him From Adam, with Filmmaker David Seth Cohen

6/24/2019
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Most people have a “what if” story – especially when pursuing a dream job. In David’s case - he decided to make a movie about his questionable life choice. Over two decades ago, as a young man working on a film set, David says he passed up a drink with actor and comedian, Adam Sandler, because it was the responsible thing to do. Not long after, regret began plaguing his thoughts and dreams, so he decided to do something about it. With Finding Sandler, a 13-year passion project, the filmmaker...

Duration:00:52:07

Creating the Model Role, with Keithen Hergott of August Ace

6/7/2019
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Keithen Hergott sometimes uses his looks to get what he wants. In fact, he was able to start his own production company, August Ace, with money he earned as a male fit model for brands like UNTUCKit, Olympus, and Enzo. Hergott - who grew up in Nebraska but has an accent that sounds Irish - tells Briana and Josh that he launched August Ace to create acting roles that he dreams of playing. Presently, his NYC production company is shopping a web series about a superhero in therapy while in the...

Duration:00:48:47

Natural Beauty, with Negin Niknejad of JustBe Skinline

6/7/2019
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Once a source of positive energy to help Briana through some negative workplace behavior, Negin brings that same uplifting spirit to the Jobs Blow Podcast. The creator of the handcrafted, all-natural JustBe Skinline, Negin shares her journey from pursuing a career as a tax attorney to making the switch to beauty maven. However, her story really began when her family escaped Iran in the early 80s. Nourish your mind and soul with the latest episode and get to know a self-proclaimed Skin Chef.

Duration:00:59:14

Jobs That Didn't Blow, with Briana and Josh

6/7/2019
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Because not all jobs blow, Briana and Josh share memories of some great job experiences and coworkers. It is also revealed that Josh has an obsession with delis - and not just for the sandwiches.

Duration:00:25:38

Jobs That Blow, with Briana and Josh

6/4/2019
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In this DO NOT MISS exclusive episode, Briana and Josh share some of their own "born out of frustration" stories from jobs past. Find out what they've overcome and how it's impacted their attitudes toward working and moving forward. Share in the frustrations but also the laughs, as they recount some of the crazy things that have happened to them in the workplace.

Duration:00:28:21

Full Circle, with Actor Malik Yoba (Part II)

5/23/2019
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Full disclosure: this episode goes off the rails – but in the best way! In fact, we had so much fun with Malik that we had to cut it into two parts. The accomplished actor, who met Josh at the IFNY Monologue Slam, joins the Jobs Blow Podcast to discuss his dream career and his lifelong dedication to leaving places in better shape than he found them. He also talks about a career that has come full circle, as he awaits word on the fate of a reboot of “NY Undercover.” Tune in to get to know the...

Duration:00:39:17

Full Circle, with Actor Malik Yoba (Part I)

5/23/2019
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Full disclosure: this episode goes off the rails – but in the best way! In fact, we had so much fun with Malik that we had to cut it into two parts. The accomplished actor, who met Josh at the IFNY Monologue Slam, joins the Jobs Blow Podcast to discuss his dream career and his lifelong dedication to leaving places in better shape than he found them. He also talks about a career that has come full circle, as he awaits word on the fate of a reboot of “NY Undercover.” Tune in to get to know the...

Duration:00:45:07

Making History His Reality, with Max Frost

5/13/2019
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At 25, Max is writing his own history by highlighting important moments in American history on Instagram every day. With over 225K followers, he recently left his gig in accounting to devote his full attention to his very popular “Today in American History” account. Max shares his social media learnings with Humor Resource Professionals Briana and Josh, and recalls the moment he realized he was onto something – when The Rock started following him! Be a part of Jobs Blow history and don't...

Duration:00:49:36

Flip the Script, with Writer Patty Carey

5/2/2019
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Patty is a master at scouting dream locations for films like The Greatest Showman and Doctor Strange, but says she was so busy searching for others that she forgot where she was headed. In her conversation with Briana and Josh, she explains that her awakening came with six simple words from a director who asked, “When did you just give up?” That moment put Patty on a path that would eventually lead to crafting her own stories, winning a script-writing contest that allowed her to bring her...

Duration:00:49:54

From Peanut Butter to Politics, with Marisa Kabas

4/28/2019
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Marisa views her dream job as a moving target, which is how she explains going from pitching the creamy goodness of natural peanut butter to writing her first article for the Washington Post. Of course, the journey hasn’t been as simple as that, and there was even a layoff that she now credits for moving her closer to the bullseye. Marisa also has a lot to say about the influence of Fifty Shades of Grey on her career, as well as the amazing boss who pushed her to read such a literary...

Duration:00:53:22

The Driver to a Career Change, with Al Raddock of Green Top Farms

4/13/2019
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Ever wonder what drives someone to try something new? Ask Al Raddock. Without giving away too much, one of Al’s drivers was… well, his driver. Now a partner at Green Top Farms in Queens, NY, Al left a rapidly growing career in e-Commerce to pursue his interests in urban farming and found himself reaching out to someone he had met a year earlier, on his way to a trade show in Las Vegas. Everyone’s journey is unique and this is one you don’t want to miss. Now if you’ll excuse them, Josh and...

Duration:00:51:07