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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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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Wayyyyyyyyy More Than 50 Shades Of Grey

Things have certainly changed from the days when I first entered the comedy scene.  Some changes over the past ten years have been for the better, some haven’t, and some I don’t think anybody ever saw coming.  I doubt that the newer crop of performers now respect or understand the groundwork that was laid...

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