How Peer Support Networks Develop in Standup Comedy - Matt Ruby

In Chapter 4 of 14 in his 2009 Capture Your Flag interview, stand-up comedian Matt Ruby discusses how peer support has affected his development working in performing arts.  Leaving behind the negotiation, royalty and songwriting debates in a band environment for comedy teaches Ruby new lessons in loyalty.  Performing nightly, Ruby finds shared experiences create lasting,  loyal bonds between comedians. Ruby spotlights Patton Oswalt as a respected voice in the comedy community who prioritizes peer support.