Danny Strack, Slam Master Austin Poetry Slam
Danny Strack is one of the most successful college dropouts you will ever see. He uses his marketing skills and “whuffie”, a concept from Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom to turn the his poetry into an actually living. He runs the weekly competition at the Austin Poetry Slam home of artists such as Christopher Michael, Korim, Good Ghost Bill and Danny Sherrard.
In this interview, we talk about his steady rise in the slam poetry scene in Texas and becoming a slam master in Austin Poetry Slam.
3 Lessons from the Interview
How Danny overcame a speech impediment to become a slam poet
Why Danny was okay with dropping out of college
How Danny was able to create an artistic following from scratch
Play the interview and read the notes below
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Getting to Know Danny Strack
What is a helpful habit?
Writing every day
What is helpful resource?
Real life experience is the best app
Who is a helpful person that helped you on your journey?
Mike Henry, former President, Poetry Slam Inc. and former Austin Slam Master
What is your purpose on this planet?
To be joyful and spread thoughtfulness
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