Working With A Clean Slate

I have been working with my comedy coach for several years now, because if it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t still be doing comedy.  Instead, I would have burned my bridges badly, alienating and infuriating local comics.  The lessons I have been taught are from a guy who has achieved more than any local...

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Playing Like A Skip On A Record

Everyone needs a mentor, somebody to look up to, trying to emulate their success.  How does that old saying go?  If you want to be a success at something, why not find somebody who is already there and learn from them.  Hang around the people that will elevate you and take you to the next level. Further to that...

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Backyard Boundaries

How times have changed. It used to be that a backyard gathering of friends was something to look forward to.  It took planning, which meant you prepared for the elements, made sure you had beverages and/or snacks, or having a fire ready to go, if within applicable hours as dictated in the bylaw while using proper...

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Turning To Page 47

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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Playing An Ace From A Sleeveless Shirt

It has been a long and exhausting day in more ways than one.  I don’t even know where to begin.  I should feel euphoric and elated at my accomplishments today, but the game of life is a marathon, not a sprint.  Sometimes you are too tired from the distance you’ve covered to appreciate how far you’ve...

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