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Well, another birthday is upon me.  I couldn’t have called this year to go the way it has even if I made most of it up. This year saw the radio show finally get off the ground, taking another extended break from the stage, eating shit on stage, changing jobs again, losing my vehicle (it died, I didn’t...

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Comedians Are The Bolt Cutters Of Life

If you are a comedian and going through something horrible in your life, you will probably write about it.  then you become a person outside of yourself who is viewing what happened.  You aren’t in there feeling the emotions, the pain of what happened.  It’s like a third-person narrative of your life with...

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Copy Catter

I just finished watching the great documentary on stand up comedy from several years back.  It’s called The Art Of Stand-Up that was produced by the BBC.  Watch it on YouTube.  For anyone who thinks it’s easy to get on stage and tell jokes, you will see there is a lot to it that the average person does...

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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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In The Dark About Being In The Dark

Eight years…… two websites……. four Facebook fan pages…… an Instagram account……. a radio show……. three Twitter handles….. over a dozen videos online…….. what’s it all for? It’s one thing if this blog just started and you were...

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