If famous comedians like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle are being assaulted while on stage, how protected are we unknowns?
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Comedy is Hard. Gratitude is Harder.
Trying to make it in artistic field is hard. Maintaining a positive attitude when you’re treated poorly makes it harder.
What does it mean to challenge yourself as an artist? What does it mean to be “Skinny Fat?” Read, and then listen…
My Awkward Reaction to Your Compliment
I've never known how to take a compliment. Insults I'm fine with; they can come at me all day long. But compliments? Compliments set off weird emotions in me. Whenever I'm praised, I either change the subject or throw out a self-deprecating comment; I do anything I...
Comedy and the Art of Lying
Is comedy better when it’s honest, or is it OK to lie from the stage for a laugh? Everyone has their thoughts; I’m curious to hear them.
What Little I Can
I may not be able to donate much money to charity, but when asked, I can provide laughter. It might not solve problems, but it helps.
Inside the Comedian Mind, Part Three: What’s Taken to the Stage
When someone meets a comedian, they always assume they’re going to end up as part of the act; that jokes about them will be told on stage.
The Interesting Way Memory Works
It’s funny how some people make an impact on us, while we leave nothing of value in their memory. Which I suppose can be positive, or negative.
Attitude is Everything
Who would you rather emulate: the person who finds fault in everyone and everything, or the guy who injures himself and can laugh about it?
Inside the Comedian Mind, Part Two: Negativity and Anxiety
You’d think hearing “Hey, you got mentioned on the Joe Rogan Experience” would elicit joy, but in my case it brought about anxiety.
Inside the Comedian Mind: Part One, Tragedy
Comedy is tragedy plus time. But what if your mind works faster than the outside world experiences healing? Welcome to my life.
The Importance of Emotional Support
Trying to get through life is adrous at best, and downright awful at worst. Especially if you have no one offering emotional support.