Here I Blog Again. The Top 10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned


I have learned a lot in my 43 years on this planet. The following 10 nuggets of advice will steer you in the right direction for a long and happy life: 10. You can still write a check to Domino’s Pizza even though you don’t have money in your bank account. Sure, you may haveContinue reading “Here I Blog Again. The Top 10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned”

Performing For A Bunch of Lawyers


Tomorrow, I have a gig performing in front of a bunch of Insurance Litigation attorneys. I will also be delivering a short Motivational message before doing some stand up. After the stand up portion, I will be Emceeing their White Elephant Gift Exchange. This should be a blast! Okay, now on to this blog andContinue reading “Performing For A Bunch of Lawyers”

Top 10 Reasons Why I Hate Doing Stand Up Comedy


HERE WE GO: 10. Inviting friends and family to my shows knowing full well they’ve heard my jokes over 100 times. 9. I look fat on stage. 8. I hate making eye contact with the only person in the audience that is NOT laughing. 7. The comics going on after me will be 10 timesContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons Why I Hate Doing Stand Up Comedy”

C’mon Baby, Just the Tip


As a stand up comedian, the subject of tipping comes up on a nightly basis. It’s no secret that show goers should be tipping their wait & bar staff. Most of these hard working men and women make an hourly wage of approximately $2.15 and hour and some make even less, so tips are necessaryContinue reading “C’mon Baby, Just the Tip”

A Joke in its Infancy


It always amazes me when a new joke comes out of the gate and works! This bit has a lot of the joke writing elements to it that are crucial to its success. Rather than get in to the technical aspect of the joke, I’ll let you just enjoy it!

George Carlin Was Not Funny To Me


George Carlin was a good performer. He was a good orator. He was a good and creative writer. But, to me, he was not particularly funny. I know the comedy world at large may frown upon that statement, but who in the world said I had to agree with everyone! I’ve listened to Carlin. I’veContinue reading “George Carlin Was Not Funny To Me”

The Show Must Go On…But it Didn’t


I am posting this as a follow up to yesterday’s post regarding performing for a near empty bar. The show was to begin at 8:30, but of course, there was hardly anybody there at 8:30! So, as we typically do, we waited….and waited. The longer we waited for more people to show up, the moreContinue reading “The Show Must Go On…But it Didn’t”

Wednesday Night Show


I’m at home right now getting ready for tonight’s performance at a local bar. It’s a Wednesday night here in the entertainment capital of the world, El Paso, Texas! Allow me to share what I will be dealing with tonight. The stage is approximately¬† 3 to 4 feet tall. It is designed specifically for rockContinue reading “Wednesday Night Show”

I Got Fired


Yup, 3 weeks ago, I was canned from my stock broker job. Am I disappointed? Heck no! I feel as free as I’ve ever felt before! The job was not exactly what I though it would be when I first applied for it. Then again, what did I expect working for a stock brokerage firmContinue reading “I Got Fired”

Shave the Beard!


I recently watched an online video hosted by stand up comedian, Ralphie May. In it, he provided a wealth on information and tips on the business of stand up comedy. Of particular interest to me was what he said about BEARDS! Ralphie went on to explain that any head gear or obstructions on the face,Continue reading “Shave the Beard!”