“Comedy happens when you expect something to break and it bends.” ~ Mike Dambra ~
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: Having a Goal
“A good story can be funny with setups and punch-lines but every story has to have an end.” ~ Damonde Tschritter~
Stand Up Comedy & Life: Clutter
Don’t let clutter get in your way and distract you from the task at hand.
Stepping in Poop, All Day Long.
6:20PM Rushing to get to the comedy club, stop at a red light, then turn right (legal here) just after invisible pedestrian steps onto crosswalk three lanes to the left.
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: Silence
A moment of silence can speak as loudly as any words, and without being silent, you won’t be able to listen.
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: Naked & Honest
Excerpt from Stand Up & Succeed by Tim Reynolds from Cometcatcher Press. “Comedy at its most brilliant is when a comic stands on stage emotionally naked and honest.” ~Dan Quinn~ Business is most Successful when it’s stripped-down and honest. Start with that raw foundation and maintain a level of integrity in all your dealings —... Continue Reading →
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: Misconceptions
"The biggest misconception about comedy is that comedians tell jokes. watch a 2-hour comedy show and you shouldn't hear a single one." ~Andrew Gross~
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: Love What You Do
Did you know that dog shows are the only place where a man can sit on a bench, point at a woman walking a dog and say "That bitch is mine", and have the little old lady next to him lean in and say "You must be so proud"? It's true!
Stand-up Comedy & Life: Your Craft
"Work on your craft and don't just focus on your career --- your career has to have an underpinning of substance or your lack of knowledge will catch up to you." ~ Barry Kennedy~
Stand-Up Comedy & Life: First Impressions
First impressions make or break every relationship, whether professional or personal. That woman you give up your bus seat to could be your future mother-in-law or boss.