This YouTube Star Is Using Her Love of Laughter & Math to Build a Massive Comedy Empire I Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis

Episode 52: Hilarious creator and star of 'The Flog' and Author of 'You're Never Weird On The Internet (Almost)' Felicia Day sits down with Rebecca Jarvis to talk about her new book, how she built a massive following on social media, and the secrets to achieving your dreams. Plus, Netflix has a new series, Tesla’s Model S gets top marks, Starkist gives away free tuna (too much tuna!), and Star Wars comes to Walmart. And stocks tumble.
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Transcript for This YouTube Star Is Using Her Love of Laughter & Math to Build a Massive Comedy Empire I Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis
Hello everybody I'm Rebecca Jarvis thanks so much for tuning in to real beds and on our radar this week stocks huge unprecedented swings in the market and out swinging. Hand thousand points. In just a matter of the few days beginning with that massive 1000 point plunge on Monday take a look things started out bleak. Stocks creek arraignment before clawing back losses to back to back days of gains but bad news guys we are happily through Friday there's more red on the big board. Plus this kind of all right you've heard a knock ops bag for you. Knocking off all hold company that's with someone in China decided to do with Goldman Sachs. Same name same logo to see if they're nice storefront. An alleged connection to the mother ship back here in new York and finally one car scoring opted charged getting an eight bless this week from consumer reports. Temple is new model S sedan setting the curve of getting 103 points. Out of 100 consumer reports that says they had to make changes his scoring to account for the heart exceptionally strong performance. And we didn't even know there was a possibility for extra credit that it 127000. Dollars top of the class. That means top dollar. And speaking of the top this week we caught up with the whole theory is a leash today she's an actress comedian and writer. Who is playing at the top of her game and she's out with a brand new book. Lester show on YouTube of blogs has millions of fans to check it out now in our real is spotlight. Congratulations on the book you're never weird on the Internet yes almost. I love that title because it's just so true these days the Internet it makes you recognize that there's people we weirder that you out there. Yeah onset of the parents' story hopefully my my thought is that that you should embrace all the things that are weird about it because those are really super powers in life how how it houses. Oh we remember in your book there's a section where they can ask you for a lock of hair in order get the clue you up planet that was like five years ago. You my niece are ready to you don't abandon those things in making different because. The things are different will. Leads here biggest successes I think you grow up self described kind of hit in the household. You're home school -- and that he went to college age sixteen I yes at a very unusual upbringing that obvious sort of growth in a bubble and so to speak I ain't my mom was hit species that one has to go to school because it like the opportunities available to us in the areas we are so. We really just kind of scored ourselves. And I was really good at violence when I was fifteen I got a full scholarship to college and I think the way that I was raised. Kind of in isolation of a lot of pressures that. Girls have on and that allowed me to embrace a lot of things that girls are dissuaded from Mikey let pat X yep ask video games he keeping. And those are exactly let me make creatine it is incredible to think that somehow map is correlated in some way to comedy. And the funny things that you're doing how do you bridge those two ideas together well they think that mathematics hats the same sort of brain areas as music which as violence as well that there is a ribbon to comedy I think and that's why am attracted to comedy over drama you can talk to each region. Could be cancer. She later got. So many incidents contained in and you went Hollywood without a single contact. Going there without a single connection how did you do that it was very difficult and I think the best advice someone gave me wet is that there's anything and make you stand out are different from the other actors in gray says being a goat. Full force into developing those like my violent. Let's get tons of social media file servers which we know is so important in this day and age yet. About getting the beginning I was Owings educated a way that I knew you could connect with people online. I have been making videos for each. Years now I have a lot of cuts he who set a hammer like you were at my everyday and I like how he and she's like a unlike. Room. I found myself completely addicted the first comment I got I said something. I made is connecting with another person. Here you keep her. Yeah you. Catch who had pat Graham I'm here to you think about your creativity affecting other people. You eat it to focus on yourself and you can really withstand a hard times created it feel like that is the number one piece of advice there are so many people out there. Court thinking about it too much from the knee standpoint instead of the week gap how are we gonna create something together because that's really what it's becoming about the interaction. That's the beauty of the online world and why I started writing the show that I did about disparate gamers coming together he different. Hey guys it's courts to show right against brother we got kicked off of our set now we got. We got kicked up parts that was his cause it has been we've really seller so short when. He allowed cliches to impose. You know rules it pretty a look at it amounts. How about what teen if Spain inspired me to write a memoir Herman Moore bossy pants is just a seminal you know work as far as. That's some relief he's expressing who they are just being talents in so many ways may be catering as well in Schumer. Kristen wade says there are people if you have pioneered judges based on their outer appearance that based on their creativity. They have gotten their voice out there in a very unique way. They open those doors and went through and I think that's what you have to do in life you have to show up to the table even if someone says there's no room for hope. And those are women who have pioneered in and have opened the door for many many women behind them to have their voices heard. Rob you're so cool I was so glad I got to interview because I loved every bit me just sad how lucky I'm so much. You gotta show up to the table even if someone says there's no room for you could not agree with you more police today those are words to live by. Here's a look at how they'll be living next week with the real bids Rhonda. And starting a stop at number five move over oranges the new black and house of cards there's a new original series to bid to watch in town and it premieres tonight on Netflix. It's called narc I was and it tells the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar which sounds. There is that it and that number of war love tuna and really who does it. We got you covered market is settling a lawsuit that claims it's scam until in its five ounce cans. I didn't customers who bought them between February of 2009 and October 2014 and option. 25 bucks in cash. Or fifty dollars worth of tuna fish. We say go for that human. And coming in at number three marry Christmas to all and all a good night and may the force be with you. The plumber at this week and you're bound to see Q things the earliest several launch of their holiday lay away. And Star Wars merchandise yet the hotly anticipated product hits store shelves with a 24 hour. Forced Friday on September 4 and one more thing put on that calendar the invitations are out and there's apple news coming it's here on September 9. At theory what it is and you'll get a virus Boggs. But we hear is the new high and finally our number one for the week ahead if there is anything you can count on it is this. Volatility in stocks it is here at this day and our week so we'll see you back here same time same place next Friday. And at that we'll leave you thanks so much for watching real bits and forget you can continue the conversation with me on Twitter at Rebecca Jarvis. Not based book that Chad and it's to ramp follow me and don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel 8 you say you think you. Happy weekend.

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