The Joy Girl

In this episode, Daira interviews the hilarious Brad Williams. They discuss what brings them joy in the good days or bad. This episode is chalked up with the funniest anecdotes, guaranteed to make you learn while laughing.

A little about Brad. Brad Williams is a dynamic and charismatic comedian who has been captivating audiences with his razor-sharp wit and infectious energy for over a decade. Born and raised in Orange County, California, Brad's passion for comedy was ignited at a young age, inspired by the likes of Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, and George Carlin.

Standing at 4 feet 4 inches tall, Brad has never let his achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, define him or hold him back. Instead, he has embraced his unique perspective on life, using it to fuel his comedy and connect with audiences on a deeper level. Brad's humor is a blend of clever observations, relatable anecdotes, and self-deprecating jokes that showcase his resilience and ability to find humor in even the most challenging situations.

Brad's undeniable talent and magnetic stage presence have led him to perform at some of the most prestigious comedy clubs and festivals around the world. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." Brad has also released two successful comedy specials, "Fun Size" and "Daddy Issues," which have garnered rave reviews from both critics and fans alike.

In addition to his stand-up career, Brad has ventured into acting, with roles in popular TV shows such as "Legit" and "Deadbeat." He has also lent his voice to animated projects like "The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange" and "The Emoji Movie."

Offstage, Brad is an advocate for disability rights and uses his platform to raise awareness about the challenges faced by people with disabilities. He is also an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his wife and his beautiful daughter.

With his unique blend of humor, heart, and honesty, Brad Williams continues to break barriers and prove that laughter truly is the great equalizer. As he continues to tour and entertain audiences worldwide, there's no doubt that Brad's star will only continue to rise. 

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Creators & Guests

Daira Avery Traynor
Daira Avery Traynor is also known as the Joy Girl. She is the author of 'Honest To Goodness Joy.'
Brad Williams
Father/Husband/Comedian/Part time dwarf/Cheaper than Carrot Top on Cameo

What is The Joy Girl?

The project is simple. Talk to as many funny people (aka comedians) about what it looks like to live a life filled with joy.

This is how The Joy Girl Podcast was born. After releasing her book, “Honest to Goodness Joy” Daira Avery Traynor was on a mission, more conversations about her favorite topic: joy! Who better to ask than a bunch of really funny people who make others laugh for a living?