The Defining Narrative?

When I sit down to write a blog post, it’s usually based on what I feel in the moment.  Yes, those thoughts and emotions may not last the next day, or next week for that matter.  But, they are part of the narrative and why The Stand-Up Diaries is such a compelling read. My plans, thoughts and feelings can...

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I Think It’s Called Having Faith

If you compare the headlining comedians of the 1970s to the headliners of today, the ones in the 70s seemed more diverse in their backgrounds, opinions and characters that they played. They were also cleaner and funnier. Richard Pryor and George Carlin were a couple of the bigger names of the decade, and a bit edgy,...

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Can A Comedians Self-Talk Be Destroyed?

I’ve attended Faith Alive for over 1.5 years now, and thought that I finally had a really good idea of the issues going on in my life that have stunted my growth, both personally and in comedy. At least, that’s what I thought…. Stand-up comedy is one of the few professions where some can turn...

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No Proof, No Pudding. Guess I Starve…..Again

Unless you live under a rock, you know that the Dodgers are my favourite baseball team, and have been since I was a kid.  They conduct themselves with class and have been a consistent success on the field and off for years.  When I went to watch a game in Dodger Stadium last year, it was a day before my birthday, on...

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Yeah, About Last Night

I received a comment today regarding the post i published last night. If I posted the comment, others would probably post as well and take issue with my plans for next year. I appreciate the comment, but I don’t need to feel worse than I already do, not that it was intended but my life is kinda in the tank at...

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