Practice. Perform. Get on Stage. Practice. Write. Write. Write. Hard work and lots of it. That's what being a comedian means. Here's what I know, I know I love being on stage. I know that being a comedian is who I am and what I want to be. I know that it takes a … Continue reading Am I Ready?
I went from writing once a week to not at all. Have you missed me? I miss writing, more importantly I miss having something to write about. If you haven't already heard, GoodFellas has shut down. What exactly does this mean other than not having a place to go for good pizza and beer? It … Continue reading It’s Been Awhile..
Why did the chicken cross the road? Knock Knock... A blonde walks into a bar.. Jokes, they're funny but being a comic is more than telling jokes. From knock knock jokes to puns to one liners, there are a ton of different ways to tell a joke. However, getting up on stage and being a … Continue reading Being Funny Isn’t Easy
Laughing, it's a good thing. Not only does it mean you're happy, but it is good for your health. Laughing decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies. Laughter also triggers the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain, at least that's … Continue reading Big Laughs, Big Cause
Week after week I write about how nervous I get before I get on stage and while I am on stage. Week after week I question why I get so nervous, why I am not getting more comfortable, but I am learning that maybe it is a good thing. I have been reading a lot … Continue reading Nerves…Maybe They’re A Good Thing
Why am I doing this? Am I good enough? Why do I suck? Will I ever get better? Why won't the nerves go away? Self doubt. How do I handle it? Every Tuesday I head out to GoodFellas for MoonCat Comedy's open mic night. I know what to expect. You would think that I wouldn't … Continue reading Disappointment
Comedy is something I have always loved. From going to shows, to watching specials on Netflix and YouTube and now getting on the stage myself, comedy is a part of who I am. For Christmas this year my kids (and Lauren) bought me tickets to see Jim Jeffries. If you aren't familiar with him, you … Continue reading A Room For Me
It's been one month since I first got on stage. It's been one month since I got the balls to stand up and tell some jokes. It's been one month and I still get nervous as hell and getting on that stage isn't getting any easier. But hey, it's been one month and I feel … Continue reading One Month Down
Every week people get together at GoodFellas in Milton, DE for good food, drinks and laughs. What you might not know, it's more than the food, drinks and laughs, it's for a good cause. MoonCat Comedy's open mic night is free to enjoy, all they simply ask is for a donation, big or small. Here … Continue reading A Good Laugh for a Good Cause
I think we can all agree that last week was not my greatest up on that stage. I was hungover and not prepared. I beat myself up over my performance last week, so much in fact that when I got home I sat down and wrote. I wrote for at least an hour. I planned … Continue reading This Time, I am NOT Drinking