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.

Life Is Absurd

Over the past four months, I’ve: Dropped 40+ lbsĀ¹ Overcome my anxiety and depressionĀ¹ Performed more in the past two months than in the previous four years COMBINED Made more money in the past two months than in the previous … Continue reading

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Never Meant to Publish This

Lol I’m so mean to myself sometimes, but goddamn that middle picture is hilarious… This is a story about mystical experiences had whilst practising P90X Yo-gaahh… Not Yoguh, Yo-gaahh… Copped collard greens; rolled it like tassa. Bissessar. In the old … Continue reading

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NO CROWD WORK ALLOWED

It’s the day of the comedy competition at Absolute Comedy, one of the top 4 comedy clubs in the city, and I’m nervous. Not as nervous as I used to be, though. I start preparing around 4ish. I’m just not … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When You Face Your Fears

Background: There are five comics and three audience members in the bar. Two of the audience members, a white girl and a tall black guy, appear to be a couple. Crowd Work/Improv – 0:00 – 1:01 Material – 1:01 – … Continue reading

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How to Grab Your Fuckin Balls and Overcome Your Fears

Disclaimer: This post will make more sense if you read this first.Dear Diary, Right as I was about to take the stage, the host whispered in my ear, Hey man, we’re running late; I don’t know you, and so I … Continue reading

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