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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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Getting Back On The Horse

Dear Diary, On June 2nd, I entered a comedy competition. Here’s the email I sent: It’s June 27th today, and I don’t even recognize the person who wrote that. Long story short, I’m back. Here’s my advice for anyone looking … 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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Giving Joy a Big-Ass Bearhug (Oh yeah, and Achieving Goals. Yeahyeah…Goals)

Dear Diary, A few months ago, I started really getting down on myself. This comedy shit – is it worth it? Can I really make it? But it’s going to take soooo loooonnnggg… Thankfully, my perspective on life has been … 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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