Calling Up Pride & Getting No Answer

I had a fellow comic from the city ask me a question a few days ago that I didn’t necessarily feel comfortable answering.  But I gave an answer that didn’t seem like it was the right one.  After a bit of time to think about it, I have a better answer. I was asked what I was most proud of in my comedy...

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If A Tree Fell In The Forest…….

I don’t know how it happened, but it did.  I finally got a reaction from the audience that the other comics get with way more regularity, and I did it by being completely clean after majority of the other comics before me were anything but. Before I knew it, halfway through my set I started telling the new...

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It Pays To Use Zest

Everytime I hear it, I shake my head in amazement. There has been more than a few times when a comedian has said that they have no clean material, or are struggling to come up with clean material for a big, non-open mic show they have (fundraiser, corporate gig, etc.) I’ve been at this longer than all the...

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Shifting Sands

As a kid my friend and I used to love writing letters to sports teams and ask for autographed pictures.  I amassed quite a collection of autographed pictures from players who took the time to reply.  I received autographed pictures among others from Wendel Clark, Mario Lemieux and the most prized one of all was an...

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Changing The Radio Landscape

I am writing this in a less than ideal environment, but one I am nonetheless thankful for.  I have a bedroom in a two bedroom apartment, staying with a friends mother.  It beats spending the night in my van, especially when you are 5’11” and and can never seem to get totally comfortable for the night,...

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You Should Buy Low & Never, Ever Sell

A few weeks ago I was having lunch with several people.  I was seated near one corner of the table and there was only one person in my direct vicinity that I knew.  You would think this is a great opportunity to get to know new people? Not quite.  For well over an hour I sat there, oblivious to everyone in my corner...

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