Everything Has A Season

If there is one thing you can definitively say about my comedy journey, it’s that I have always been changing.  Sometimes I evolve, sometimes I take a step or two back, but I never stay like the others.  My material is always changing, as are my outfits and my circumstances. Ah yes, circumstances.  No stand-up...

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When Nothing Else Matters

It has almost been 400 blog posts as we come to my ten year anniversary in stand-up comedy.  In that time, this blog has amassed a global audience, that as of today, stands at 378 posts, not including this one, with an audience of 16,479 viewing The Stand Up Diaries 48,763 times in over 110 countries. Sure, the...

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All Good Things…… Must Come To A Crash Landing

This blog is closing in on ten years with a global reach of 110+ countries amassing well over 40,000 views, as we close in on almost 400 blog posts. Over the years I have always tried to not be like everyone else, and for the most part I have stayed true to myself in that regard.  My parents always said that I should...

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The Canelo Plan

When someone is successful and does their job on only the biggest stages, in the most important and meaningful of events, you tend to take notice.  Especially if that person is professional boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. He is a professional boxer, having plied his trade for ten years as a professional.  He...

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With Apologies….To Whom?

Regardless of what you believe, if you’ve never been to Third Avenue United Church, you’re missing out on one of the city’s great historical landmarks. The church opened in 1913.  It closed a few years ago due to dwindling attendance, which made it hard to spend the money for its upkeep. Walking...

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The Tale Of Two……..

I have the complete series of the Sopranos on DVD, except Season 6 Part 2.  Some people like to call it binge watching, but to me, it’s called catching up on something I have never completed. The Sopranos set the stage for all these HBO and Netflix series that grace the airwaves.  The Sopranos, unlike most of...

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