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.

To Gain The World But Lose Your Soul

In this blog, I’m going to show you my thought process as it happened in real time. The italicized portion in the beginning is my thought process before I figured out the underlying truth. If you don’t give two shits … Continue reading

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Crying into a Plate of Chicken Wings

You know, ever since I started this blog, two things have remained pretty consistent: 1) My anxiety/depression/fear of the stage (or more accurately, my fear of rejection and negative feedback). 2) My weight. The first constant, so to speak, is … Continue reading

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One Day At A Time

Dear Diary, Yesterday, as I prepared to go out to an open mic, the familiar feelings of fear, dread, and self-doubt began to marinate into my bones. Thoughts of bombing, doing poorly, feeling inadequate, all rushed in. Then, I thought, … Continue reading

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The Myth of Sisyphus and The Meaning of Life

Dear Diary, The other day I was listening to a JRE Podcast with Duncan Trussell and Ari Shaffir, and Duncan brought up the myth of Sisyphus (Origin of Convo 23:55 | Myth of Sisyphus 25:40-27ish). Long story short, Sisyphus defied … Continue reading

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Who? That Guy? He Aiiiiin’t Shit

I finally got down to reading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield and again, another life changer. Ever look at your co-worker (in my case, fellow comedian), and say, “Eh yo, FUCK that dude. He aiiiin’t sheeeit.” But he … Continue reading

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