Is God A He, A She Or An It And Where Does He Live?

Maybe you can relate to this. It seems that I get my best or maybe my worst ideas while sitting on the throne or in the shower or while driving my car. Have you ever asked yourself, “is God a He, a She or an It and where He Lives?” It seems in America today that we are supposed to be politically correct and never say anything that would offend someone. Politics and religion are supposed to be subjects that we should stay away from.

The Walker and the Robbery

J.D. came through the door a bit breathless and upset. He handed me the bag with bread in it, shut the door and placed his walker in the corner. He looked at me and said, “you’ll never believe what happened to me. I went into the store, bought the bread and when I came out four undercover cops held guns on me, and said I was under arrest.”

Louis CK Vs Seinfeld: Clean Or Blue Comedy, Which Is Better?

Outside of the creative merits of Dane Cook’s act, few topics in the stand-up comedy business generate more debate than whether to play clean or blue. And in case you’re so new to the business that you’re unfamiliar with the meaning of blue, it refers to jokes about skies and oceans and Paul Newman’s eyes. And if you believe this, you may want to instead perhaps consider a career as a pastry chef or an insurance claims adjuster.

Standup Comedian: How To Get Bookings

Every profession possesses one prominent wince; a thorn in the proverbial saddle, as it were. Poll any number of comedians and dealing with bookers will take top honors as the number one gripe. You probably have a better chance of calling North Korea and getting Kim Jong-il on the phone than you do with some bookers.

Things To Consider Before Becoming A Stand Up Comedian

It’s easy to watch a comic on stage and think, “Damn, I wish told jokes for a living.” It looks so fun and easy: saying whatever you want; getting paid to travel and make people laugh; working 45 minutes a day. It’s enough to make you overcome life’s greatest fear – speaking in public – and pursue a comedy career of your own.

Stand Up Comedy: How To Deal With Bombing On Stage

Bombing is the most feared verb to a comic. And with good reason. It’s an experience that lives up to its hype.

Standup Comedian: How To Make Extra Money

Thinking outside of the box is a common mantra for most comedians. But more often than not it only applies to jokes and joke premises, which can be limiting when it comes to work. Most comedians confine their comedy income options to comedy clubs, comedy clubs and comedy clubs.

Stand Up Comedian: Alternative Ways To Make Money

If you can hook up with a cruise line you’ll always be guaranteed of work and good pay. Most cruise ships operate out of Florida and the west coast, visiting popular destination spots like Alaska, Mexico and Jamaica. Most, not all, require clean acts.

Ten Components to a Really Crappy Day

Being hungover makes the day bad enough. But when these ten things happen, it makes for a really bad day.

Stand Up Comedy: How To Have Great Stage Presence

Delivery is probably the most overlooked aspect of stand-up comedy. It pertains to how you deliver your jokes. This could mean inflections, volume of voice, type of emotional backing, physical movement, and/or the use of props or musical instruments.

Standup Comedy: Pros and Cons To A Comedic Character

The greatest advantage of portraying a defined character is that you’ll have instant connection with your crowds. They’ll know what to expect from you. A defined character makes it easy to write.

Winter Whoas!

With its cold weather and long, dark nights, winter has never been my favorite season, but this year Old Man Winter has been especially harsh with us. We have suffered through frigid temperatures, teeth chattering wind chills and staggering snowfalls. Our local groundhogs did not see their shadows portending a well deserved early spring for us. As a general rule, I do not rely on the weather forecasting skills of a rodent, and in the midst of an ice storm, it would have been difficult for any creature to see a shadow. However, after an overdose of a winter full of whoas and woes, I’m willing to cling to any shred of hope for warmer weather.

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