What It Takes

There is an interview with a local headliner that really stood out for me, and gave me the enlightenment that I have sorely needed. I know the local headliner, he is a good guy, Christian and has a unique sense of humour.  I won’t mention his name, because I’m not sure if he would want it done in my blog...

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What’s In Your Closet?

My comedy coach told me something a few years ago that I remember but don’t fully put to use.  He said if you are trying new material, it’s best if you use your tried and true (audience tested) material at the start of your set, the new in the middle and the tried and true at the end.  The reason for this...

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A Tale Of Two Families – One Ignorant, One Inclusive

This Christmas was the absolute worst I have ever experienced, and like I said on my personal Facebook page, I couldn’t be happier about that. They say that life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.  When you start changing your response when situations come against you, you will see the...

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What Separates You From The Other Animals

It only took just a shade over seven years.  That’s seven years of being bullied, harassed, threatened, lied to, trashed on stage, trashed on social media, ignored and laughed at.  Sure, some comics that make it big start out with years of mediocrity, seeming like all they do is spin their wheels.  I’ve...

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Want To Show Up Your Bully? Try The 6.5 Year Plan!

Shame on you. That’s about all I can say. Shame on you for missing it. Two Sundays ago at the weekly open mic night, the other comedians in attendance probably didn’t understand the significance of the moment, let alone why it happened. But my comedic training allowed me to recognize the moment in the...

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