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

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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The Siren Song of The Benjamins

Dear Diary, After months and months of skinning my knees in my new job as a Headhunter, in January, I shot from dead last in the office to third in sales. It’s quite literally the toughest endeavour I’ve ever undertaken, … Continue reading

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Why Am I So Lame?

Dear Diary, Yesterday, I watched Sound of My Voice, a movie about a couple that attempts to infiltrate and expose a cult. Halfway through the film, the leader asked one of the non-believers, Why are you so lame? Immediately, I … Continue reading

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