Jason Goliath describes his love for comedy as 'laugh at first sight'

Jason Goliath is a larger than life comedian who literally is larger than life (it’s because all this personality won’t fit into a smaller body ok!)

With a commanding stage presence, ridiculous amounts of energy and a character based set focused on making audiences laugh at life’s uncomfortable truths. He has performed successfully at numerous corporate events and leading comedy rooms/events.

Jason Goliath describes his love for comedy as 'laugh at first sight'.

It felt like bungee jumping because it is was terrifying. The second you get that first laugh, there was a rush that went through my body that I'd never experienced. It was a high that stayed with me for weeks thereafter.

Jason Goliath, comedian.

During his intimate chat with Azania Mosaka, Goliath revealed his battle with depression after his business plans fell through and experienced financial troubles.

I was so depressed, living with my mom.

Jason Goliath, comedian.

Listen to the rest of the Friday profile in the audio below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Rising British comedy stars launch new series Tribal Bootcamp in SA

Rising British comedy stars launch new series Tribal Bootcamp in SA

Xolani Gwala speaks to the duo Joel Dommett from the TV show Skins and Nish Kumar from QI, about their new series.

'What I learned from attending Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway AGM'

'What I learned from attending Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway AGM'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield and Standard Bank Wealth’s Chris de Klerk report back after returning, bleary eyed, from Omaha.

5 reasons why you have to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

5 reasons why you have to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

There are many more reasons, but we only need five to convince you...

[LISTEN] Comedy masterpiece Tartuffe is on at the Baxter Theatre

[LISTEN] Comedy masterpiece Tartuffe is on at the Baxter Theatre

The play directed by Sylvaine Strike is on at the Baxter Theatre Centre. Neil McCarthy talks about his return to Cape Town stage.

Let's hope that this isn't the "Fate of the Furious"

Let's hope that this isn't the "Fate of the Furious"

We're glad that the Fast and the Furious franchise isn't ending with this one!

How Blu Blood is taking comedy to every corner of SA (and soon the world!)

How Blu Blood is taking comedy to every corner of SA (and soon the world!)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Blu Blood cofounder Osman Osman for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Joe 'Sdumo' Mafela remembered as humble people's person

Joe 'Sdumo' Mafela remembered as humble people's person

The South African comedy star died in a car accident aged 75 on Saturday.

Local is lekker was his motto, John Kani recalls great moments with Joe Mafela

Local is lekker was his motto, John Kani recalls great moments with Joe Mafela

As South Africans celebrate film and TV stars who won at the #SAFTAs11, they also pay tribute to the late renowned actor.

Friday Profile: Jack Devnarain aka Rajesh Kumar

Friday Profile: Jack Devnarain aka Rajesh Kumar

"I had imagined myself as a lawyer" says the actor in the long-standing role of Rajesh Kumar on SABC 3's Isidingo.

Streaming killed the TV star

Streaming killed the TV star

Okay, no-one is getting killed, but the Netflix revolution is here to stay.

Popular articles
Cyclists brought the heat as they tackled the 2018 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Cyclists brought the heat as they tackled the 2018 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

The annual Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge showcased pure heart as 24 000 riders took to the streets to tackle the 95km route which has been ‘flipped’ for the first time.

I didn't grow up accepting that my race made me inferior  - Akin Omotoso, actor

I didn't grow up accepting that my race made me inferior - Akin Omotoso, actor

In the profile interview, actor and film director Akin Omotoso shares some personal experiences of his upbringing, and chats about moving from Nigeria to South Africa during Apartheid.

I broke my cell & deactivated my account after I saw Gigaba's vid - Coconut Kelz

I broke my cell & deactivated my account after I saw Gigaba's vid - Coconut Kelz

In the Current Affairs segment, satirical comedian Coconut Kelz chats about the real reason behind Malusi Gigaba's resignation.

[LISTEN] Is Gqom really music? Callers share their views

[LISTEN] Is Gqom really music? Callers share their views

Callers on the open line discuss class appropriation by musicians and music genres.

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

"I have no desire for clothes. I have no desire for holidays. I have no desire for outings. All I see is the suffering of people…"

[WATCH] Iceland’s Christmas advert banned- for being too political

[WATCH] Iceland’s Christmas advert banned- for being too political

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[LISTEN] 'I won a car but I'm too young to drive!' - Paxton on life after Idols

[LISTEN] 'I won a car but I'm too young to drive!' - Paxton on life after Idols

Idols winner Paxton Fielies chats to Sara-Jayne King about her debut album, This Is Me.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.