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Comeback From a Heart Attack with Comedian & Actor Brian T Shirley

My Comeback From a Heart Attack with Comedian and Actor Brian T Shirley, interview on Hustle & Motivate, a podcast presented by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog
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Brian T Shirley is a comedian and actor who’s toured the US, Canada, Japan, and The Bahamas for over 25 years. As an actor, he’s appeared in various short films, commercials, music videos, and even series on Amazon and Netflix!

But on September 11th of 2018, everything came to a screeching halt. That’s when Brian suffered a near-fatal heart attack and underwent quadruple bypass surgery.

Today, Brian is on his “Comeback From a Heart Attack” tour, armed with a new outlook on life.

Listen by tapping the play button below. Or tap the icon of your favorite podcast platform to listen on-the-go!



Show Notes

[2:45] The one thing you need to make it as a comedian

[11:30] What it’s like working on a movie set

[15:24] First-person perspective of a heart attack survivor

[22:53] “I almost cried…it’s one of the biggest things I’ve ever been a part of”

[31:42] How to survive the stresses of working for yourself

You can keep up with Brian’s latest work over at his website. You can also find him on all social media platforms, including Twitter.

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