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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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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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New Model of Stand-up Comedy In Action

In my last post, I discussed a new model of comedy that I’d be implementing: I’ve noticed time and time again that audiences laugh and applaud the most when a comedian improvises and engages the crowd. This new outlook works … Continue reading

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