the conversation might go like this: “Don’t worry, I hate sitting next to strangers too.” “It’ll be awkward at first, but at least we both like Mark Wahlberg.” “Let’s make sure we both make an effort to avoid resting our arms on the arm rest between us. I know neither of us will be usingContinue reading “Ever sit next to someone at a crowded movie theater? If we thought aloud,”
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”
The last girl I dated was a stay at home mom. Her ankle bracelet didn’t let her go more than 10 feet away from her house.
Okay, okay, maybe the title of this blog goes a little too far. What I wanted to blog about today is the common courtesy that should exist in a business like stand up comedy. As any stand up already knows, stage time is king, and if you have trouble getting the stage time you’d like,Continue reading “I’ll Scratch Your Back, You Stab Mine”
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”
Mexican parties can be fun, but repetitive…
My Feature performer, Iggy Samaniego, from El Paso, Texas, destroyed the room before I took the stage. All I had to do was RIDE THE WAVE!
It took 8 years for me to lock in a headlining gig at a comedy club. I won’t go into detail about what a great night it was, or how every joke got huge laughs or how half of my set was getting applause breaks. What I will write about are the bumps and bruisesContinue reading “Headlining a Comedy Club”
I will never claim to be funnier than any other stand up comedian. I truly believe that comedy is subjective. That is to say that what makes me laugh will not necessarily make you laugh. Having said that, there are some things that make me shudder when I watch relatively new comics take to theContinue reading “Things That Make You Go, “Ugh!””
If you have been going to stand up comedy shows or performed on them often enough, eventually, you will see and hear things that make your butt cheeks tighten up and make you wanna say, “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there!” Well, allow me to share a few of the moments I haveContinue reading “Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm is There!”