Don’t Hurt Like I Do, Just Relate

They say that comedy comes from pain.If that’s the case, I have alot of feelings to process. I’ll probably need to turn that into material, to help me heal. But I’ll need my comedy coaches help. The one thing I won’t do is trash the woman I was seeing on stage. There’s a way to turn how...

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And In This Corner……

People may wonder why I write about the things that have no real bearing on local comedy or from my comedy journey.  There is a reason for that. The short answer is, when something affects me, chances are pretty good that it will affect my comedy journey in some way or another.  If I just started this blog, then...

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A Main Course of Disappointment, Arrogance and Alienation? What’s For Dessert?

Have you seen the movie The Family Man?  Of course you haven’t.  I’ve talked about it on here before.  It’s the show where Nic Cage, in my favourite movie of his to watch, gets thrust into a different life from the corporate executive he is.  All because of one simple decision he made years ago,...

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A Temporary Diversion

Some of you may be aware that I hosted a radio show in Saskatoon well over a year ago.  I interviewed other comics from all over the world and got a chance to chat with people I admired in comedy. 78 episodes later, it was finished.  There is a website for the episodes.  It’s still up and running, I...

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And So It Goes

I used to be a trendsetter in my early days of comedy.  Looking back, I can say that it’s a 50/50 split whether I deserved what happened, or not.  It surprised many, though probably secretly, as I never heard much in the way of compliments or criticism.  It all comes down to three words.  The Park Town Hotel.  Okay,...

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The Roller Coaster Has Been Dismantled And Sold

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…….. I met this great girl…… (chirping of crickets) (people snoring) “Have I done this THAT often?” Maybe I am being a bit too optimistic.  I always thought when it felt easy and right, that’s a good sign.  Well, it turns out...

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