Monthly Archives: January 2018
Just Keep It Clean
The Chainsaw Boys went to the Big Stinkin’ Improv Fest in Austin Texas. There are more stories about that trip, which I will tell later but one result was we made a lot of new friends. Improvisers from all over … Continue reading
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Some good news
Hey constant readers, My short story, An Odd Missive, just made it to the Quarter Finals of the Screencraft Short Story Contest, a link proving I’m not delusional is below. You can also read it here on this site in … Continue reading
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If they liked it, it’s good
I know I’ve been focusing on my less-than-glamorous moments in improv. Many times failure is a better teacher than success. This is not so much a fail as an example of reluctantly accepting praise. Even when you don’t think you … Continue reading
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Don’t say IT out loud!
In what was the first couple of years of my improv career, such as it was, I felt as though I knew what I was doing. I consistently got laughs, I had a solid grasp on the rules of the … Continue reading
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Which lie is funny?
Comedy is mostly about suffering, usually about someone else’s suffering. Many comedians tell stories about humiliating incidents in their lives and we all laugh. It doesn’t matter if they are completely factual, but they should have a kernel of truth. … Continue reading
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It’s January 1st. We all want it to be a fresh start, but let’s not go nuts. There is nothing inherently magical about January first. It’s just a day. If you want to start running, have at it. I will … Continue reading
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