The Tale Of Two……..

I have the complete series of the Sopranos on DVD, except Season 6 Part 2.  Some people like to call it binge watching, but to me, it’s called catching up on something I have never completed. The Sopranos set the stage for all these HBO and Netflix series that grace the airwaves.  The Sopranos, unlike most of...

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What The Mirror Shows

I have said before that an open mic at a regular pub or bar differs greatly from a show at an actual comedy club.  In the last few weeks I have taken part in the only live comedy show currently held in the city.  With no other live shows on the horizon for a while, comics are starting to support it on a more...

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Is It Worth A Kick In The Head?

The year that passed has been unlike any other.  A global pandemic has…..oh, who gives a shit?  It isn’t worth talking about and being talked down to. There were some bright spots, although they were few.  The best moment for me was in April, when Tyson Fury KOd then heavyweight boxing champion Deontay...

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Going Down

Numbers can be a great equalizer, show a deficiency or lack, or empower you.  But regardless of how you slice it, numbers never quite tell the entire story.  You need to dig a little bit deeper. In looking at the numbers for this blog, it’s been about nine years and next year it should eclipse the 50,000 views...

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Which Came First, The Comedian Or The Chicken?

I heard a comic I know say that some local comics aren’t getting any better, but they aren’t getting any worse.  It’s as if they plateaued and are content staying there.  Watching comics take too long to set up a joke and not make it relatable, or being away from the live shows for months only to...

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