June 8, 2021

Bobby Moynihan: Puppetry, People-Pleasing & The SNL Pressure Cooker

Bobby Moynihan, comedic actor and former SNL cast member, shares his rollercoaster journey through comedy, from puppetry classes and performing improv during the aftermath of 9/11, through his 9-season run on SNL and beyond. Mayim and Bobby discuss the misconceptions about comedic performers, the role perfectionism plays in triggering physical symptoms of stress, and how therapy and meditation can help us process career trauma. Hear Mayim's tips for recognizing your breaking point when it comes to work stress with a constructive session of "You Might Need Help If..."

Theme Song Written, Produced, and Performed by Ed Robertson. Mixed by Kenny Luong.
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