Which Came First, The Comedian Or The Chicken?

I heard a comic I know say that some local comics aren’t getting any better, but they aren’t getting any worse.  It’s as if they plateaued and are content staying there.  Watching comics take too long to set up a joke and not make it relatable, or being away from the live shows for months only to...

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Think Big, Act Bigger

Sometimes I am “lead” to certain videos that I study.  I can’t explain why or how, but they tend to leave a mark on me for a while.  Some are related to comedy while some are related to life as a whole. I came across a live version of the Queen hit Another One Bites The Dust that was performed at...

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Working With A Clean Slate

I have been working with my comedy coach for several years now, because if it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t still be doing comedy.  Instead, I would have burned my bridges badly, alienating and infuriating local comics.  The lessons I have been taught are from a guy who has achieved more than any local...

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You Need A Set Of Eyes To See A Vision

On my personal Facebook page, I have unfollowed every single one of my friends.  I no longer receive their status updates to pop up on my news feed.  This means that on occasion, I miss something of significance to comment or support.  This has happened more than once.  I’ve also unfollowed every single news...

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Turning To Page 47

Well, another birthday is upon me.  I couldn’t have called this year to go the way it has even if I made most of it up. This year saw the radio show finally get off the ground, taking another extended break from the stage, eating shit on stage, changing jobs again, losing my vehicle (it died, I didn’t...

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Groundbreakers or Phonies?

One of the things I was taught early on by my comedy coach was that as comedians, we are not only the funniest people in the room but also the most courageous.  We get on stage and tell jokes in front of people we have never met, with the expectation that they will laugh.  Lots of people want to be us and a lot of...

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