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The Need to Fail with Don Fanelli

By Forever Dog Podcast Network

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What do all of your favorite comedians, actors, writers, and artists have in common? At some point, they’ve all completely failed. Comedian Don Fanelli sits down with folks at the top of their game to talk about the times 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. New Episodes Tuesdays.

Customer Reviews

Great! Great! Great!

This is an awesome idea and a great first episode. Keep them coming!

hilarious and inspiring

Funny, moving, inspiring interviews with hilarious people talking about their struggles. I think anyone who is pursuing a dream, especially in a creative field, has something to gain from listening to these!

Don Fanelli Is A Man.

Before this podcast, I would watch Don Fanelli strut through the UCB Theater like he owned the place. Because quite frankly, he's funny and powerful enough to do just that without interference from competition, authority, or even cosmic energy. And so I would applaud his presence and performances not only out of joy, but fear.
It has been extremely liberating and eye opening to listen to his stories of failure, hardship and perseverance. Don Fanelli is but a man. A man with insecurities and hardships.
I think I'm going to challenge him to physical combat the next time I see him, all with the newfound confidence (thanks to The Need to Fail Podcast) that I may be victorious. For he has been fed the bitter pill of failure before. But if I am the one who fails, this podcast has taught me that that's okay.