Time to face facts: I am the chicken feet of comedy.
Yes, I said chicken feet. In China, they are called Jī jiǎo. In Indonesia, they are ceker. And in the Philippines they are adidas.
Hello, my fellow Americans. Since some of us ignore what the #TakeTheKnee movement is all about and would rather set up straw men like flag/anthem etiquette, do you want a glimpse into the Land Of What Might Be?
Last year, while on tour in India, I was loudly confronted by an audience member during the show. My crime? Daring to joke about their national anthem, Jana Gana Mana. Immediately, upon hearing me mention the song, an angry man stood up and shouted at me, “I don’t come to YOUR country and make fun of YOUR song!”
Awk. Ward. [click to continue…]
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Earlier last week, as I was stuck on a cruise ship because of Hurricane Irma, I took advantage of the free Wi-Fi (Royal Caribbean was simply awesome with helping the stranded at sea) to watch the live Apple Event from the brand new Steve Jobs Theater.
As a life-long lover of all things Apple, the event gave me everything this fanboy could have wanted, including the fabled One More Thing. (Man, I miss you, Steve.) But more than that, [click to continue…]
I exist in a weird limbo between being horrible at keeping things and yet equally as bad at throwing them away.
Let me give you an example. Ten years ago, I entered the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. I thought I might keep an account of the potentially weeks-long slog (that is, should I advance from prelims to semis to finals) to document what that kind of thing might be like.
So I took pen to paper [click to continue…]