I’ve Got No Gigs. What Do I Do?

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Its the worst feeling in the world. It cripples you emotionally. It depresses you. It makes you feel like those people in Cymbalta commercials, staring out the window while a narrator tells the story of how much you suck. Nothing makes struggling comedians question themselves more than an empty calendar. Comedians at the level of […]

Netflix is Ruining the Local Comedy Scene

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Holy shit. I wish this didn’t have to be said, But it does. Hey, guys and gals who only do open mics and have never been paid to do comedy, you aren’t Louis, Chappelle or Schumer. Stop trying to be a cover band version of comedy’s stadium bands.

I Got Nothing… And That’s Okay

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writer’s block: the condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed It happens to the best of us, hell I’m having writer’s block right now. I’ve been staring at a blank screen on and off for the last two days, doing nothing but thinking about what to write. Then […]

You Have an Act, but Don’t Act Like a Dick

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Since I started writing this comedy diary, I have become more aware of my surroundings when at shows. Having a voice to express my joys or concerns about the world of a struggling comic has made me more aware. I have been getting really positive feedback from comedians and comedy fans about my observations and […]

You Can Talk About Sex, but Don’t Say F@#k

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I headlined a fundraiser show to help cats last week. Yes, my career is on fire. Fundraiser shows are a staple of the local comics comedy schedule. For a lot of new comics these are the first actual audiences they perform in front of. A comedy fundraiser is a show put on to raise funds […]