Author Archives: Michael Jagdeo

About Michael Jagdeo

My name's Michael Jagdeo, and I refuse to write about myself in the third person. I'm a Comedian from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In addition to honing my stand-up comedy act, I maintain this blog and write the weekly comedy article for blogTO.com.

You Ain’t Gotta Be Famous Today

Dear Diary, One of the best reactions you can EVER get on stage is when an audience member repeats one of your phrases as they’re laughing at your joke. Case in point, listen closely at 1:01 when Chris Locke says, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Giving Joy a Big-Ass Bearhug (Oh yeah, and Achieving Goals. Yeahyeah…Goals)

Dear Diary, A few months ago, I started really getting down on myself. This comedy shit – is it worth it? Can I really make it? But it’s going to take soooo loooonnnggg… Thankfully, my perspective on life has been … Continue reading

Posted in How To Be A Comic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Rejecting Appreciation

This weekend, blogTO posted my list of the Top Up and Coming Comedians in Toronto.  When I found out it had reached over 600 Likes, you know what I said to myself? “Yeah, that’s nice, but if it wasn’t for … Continue reading

Posted in How To Be A Comic, Open Mic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finding Comfort In The Pain Of Others

I did my second open mic in two weeks! Not bad for a guy who was without mic for a year. I had some fun tonight, which is a big deal because that’s one of my goals. I’ve made the … Continue reading

Posted in Open Mic Experiences | 2 Comments

My First Open Mic In A Year

As I went down the stairs into the subway, I called Quinn to tell him that I was heading to an open mic. Immediately, he exclaimed, Jiggy!!! Back on the wagon!!! It’s my sincere hope that you have a best … Continue reading

Posted in Open Mic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment