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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Here To Stay

It was just over four years ago this month that the newest character was introduced into the Saskatoon comedy scene.  Before it, no other character had any success, much less staying power. Carnac the Mediocre was an offshoot from the Johnny Carson character called Carnac the Magnificent.  Carson played a psychic...

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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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You Need A Set Of Eyes To See A Vision

On my personal Facebook page, I have unfollowed every single one of my friends.  I no longer receive their status updates to pop up on my news feed.  This means that on occasion, I miss something of significance to comment or support.  This has happened more than once.  I’ve also unfollowed every single news...

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