Category Archives: This Week In Comedy

Every week I post a synopsis of what happened the previous week on stage, off stage, on the road, and in my own awkward mind.

The Pink Collar Comedy Tour, Ebbs and Flows

We spent nine days in Charleston, mostly eating. Erin was in a full cast because she broke her ankle and dislocated her knee. She had the cast sawed off the day she started driving down to SC. Erin is a … Continue reading

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Calm The F*ck Down! NOW!

What makes a great show isn’t always the number of people in the audience, but just a sense of relaxed fun. No one is freaking out, and there is a roll-with-the-punches mentality. I envy this quality more than I envy … Continue reading

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Raising Money for Pink Collar Comedy Tour

I’ve never produced a comedy tour.  I’ve only seen financial losses in the shows I have produced. I would like to make it very clear that I have no idea what I’m doing. When I organized Pink Collar I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Pink Collar Comedy Tour

The weather is warming up and I’m starting to get home sick and restless. I come by my wanderlust honestly, both of my parents were travelers and I grew up moving around a lot. So far, I have built a … Continue reading

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Nefarious Fellows

Because I’m an only child and my parents worked very hard to cater to my every whim, I genuinely believe the world revolves around me. My whole life is built around the idea that opportunities fall out of the clear … Continue reading

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Day Jobs

After not getting any “appropriate” job offers, I started working at Starbucks. This job paid the bills and was a consistent source of material. But I was always sick, too tired to do late night mics, and every paycheck was … Continue reading

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TriBeCa Comedy Collective (Things Fall Apart)

Last night was TriBeCa Comedy Collective’s last show at TriBeCa Comedy Club. We had a great audience of 40, and an incredible line up. David Lee Nelson, Mick Diflo, Jermaine Fowler, Charlie Kasov and of course Andrew Schwartztol all made … Continue reading

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Music/Spoken Word…Oh Yeah & Comedy Open Mic’s

Louis CK said “comics are musicians who play the audience.” Learning how to do stand up at open mics populated only by other comics is like trying to learn how to play the saxophone by practicing on a recorder. You … Continue reading

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Quitting Starbucks

My decision to quit working for Starbucks was a surprise to me. I woke up one morning, got dressed, and then my body just refused to take me to work. I played like an ostrich instead, I pretended I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Choice to Pay Comics

TCC has been up and running since November. It feels surreal, but we’ve been doing exactly what we hoped we would do. We put on a consistently good show, TCC members are starting to push and support each other and … Continue reading

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