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.

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

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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

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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

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My Model is Better Than Your Model

Dear Diary, Recently, I’ve been fighting the urge to explain away the success of the people around me, especially those who operate in ways that offend my opinion of how people should achieve success, treat others, etc. Luckily, I’ve been … Continue reading

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All Who Wander Are Not Lost

It’s 6:53AM, and I’m already on the morning train to work with the other Filipino nannies/Tim Horton’s employees. I’m listening to Sexy Girl by Snow – one of my guilty pleasures. Dippity bippity dippity bippity dippity best friend uh…It occurs … Continue reading

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