Stay funny during the holidays

Holidays Can be Stressful or They Can be Comedy Gold, Your Choice!

I love the holidays, but every year we hear stories about how stressful the holidays can be.

Suicide rates go up, family arguments occur, anxiety and depression increases, crime increases and so do heart attacks. 

That's not fake news, those are facts and I know it sounds drastic, but as a comedian I say, "Comedy Gold, right?!"

One way to be sure you're keeping your sense of humor is to remember to keep

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Stop Overthinking the Joke. Sometimes It’s Just ‘Funny’

Sometimes I'll write a joke and think to myself, 'that's too simple... that's not going to get a big laugh,' only to try the joke on stage and get an applause break. I wrote a joke the other day and opened with it that night at the Comedy Store: "The republicans are consulting with Caitlyn Jenner on how to best deal with Donald Trump...

Why *This is My Art* is Utter Nonsense

I was at party recently and I had the privilege of meeting another veteran comedian, a comedian who had reached a certain notable level of success. We were talking about comedy
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Writing Funny about Proposition 8

So you wake up early today. Maybe you go for a run, maybe you walk the dog, maybe, like me, you're up early because you have a toddler in the
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The Key To Comedy

One of the most common questions I get as a stand up comedian, writer and now coach is: What is the key to comedy? And although there are too many