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Hello Again

Dear Diary, Confession time: I took you offline because I was embarrassed of you. I was embarrassed that I had the thoughts that I had. But fuck it – those were my thoughts, and I’ve come to realize that as … 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 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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Sustainable Comedy: The Pursuit Of Happiness

Dear Diary, I’ve been avoiding you. It’s not because I haven’t had anything to say, but because I didn’t know what to say, what not to say, never mind how to say it. I haven’t been on stage since December … Continue reading

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I’m Confused

Dear Diary, Becoming successful is confusing… In the past year, I’ve done four shows at the Hard Rock Cafe, each one containing between 7-10 minutes of new material. On the last performance, I had my best set ever. But fuck … Continue reading

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