What do all of your favorite comedians, actors, writers, and artists have in common? At some point, they’ve all completely f*cking failed. Comedian Don Fanelli (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, UCB) sits down with folks at the top of their game to talk about the times they ate shit and their dreams felt more elusive than ever. These hilarious, heartbreaking, and incredibly relatable stories remind us that failure is not only necessary when pursuing a dream, but ultimately the inspiration that keeps us moving uncompromisingly forward.


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"In a smaller, quieter, more introspective corner of the internet, Don Fanelli has been gathering the stories of the continued failures of our favorite writers and comedians and how those got them to where they are today."
— Vulture

"People like Don Fanelli are doing essential storytelling right now by letting the next generation hear the seemingly endless struggle that comes before the big break."
— Vulture

 "...UCB improviser Don Fanelli has brought his podcast, The Need to Fail, back—hopefully for the long haul...It’s a great episode for anyone who wants to be a TV writer but is still figuring out how to get there."
— Vulture


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