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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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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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It’s Only Just Begun

I have a day job. That’s it: it’s over. The dream of being a comedian squashed by the base compulsions of Maslow’s bottom rungs. Now, with all my energy being spent on trying to buy it for a dollar and … Continue reading

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