Brian Scolaro has the career of a headliner every aspiring comedian hopes for with multiple appearances on Conan, Live at Gotham, his own Comedy Central special and a coveted spot as a regular at the World Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles. But the job is changing. With the rise of the internet, more time is spent promoting your brand with less time available for writing and working on your craft. Not to mention losing calendar dates to ‘flavor of the month’ internet & reality stars who are gone as soon as they arrive. We also delve into how the writer’s strike of 2007 forced everyone down a pay grade, from which most creative talent has yet to recover.