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May 29th, 2013

A return to Yuks and I tried out something new based on something old. When I hung out with my friends in our twenties I used to riff on King Kong as a movie but a French version, so I tied that into an observation of early monster movies. It wasn’t a hilarious bit, but…

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May 25th, 2013

Sometimes you get used to doing a show and knowing how the crowd will react because they’ve reacted that way every time you’ve performed. But this time things went weird, as I started my set it seemed there was less interest in my songs and contrary to the usual way things went things got better…

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May 18th, 2013

For my first trip to St. John, New Brunswick, it was a four hour drive to The Somerset to perform with the Fredericton United Comedy Collective, who I have wanted to do a show with for over a year now. So I asked and was welcomed with open arms and had a great time, the…

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May 17th, 2013

Sometimes when you perform in a show, there’s an expression that you have “Worked for the laughs” and tonight was one of those nights, we had a great night but I definitely worked for those laughs tonight and was sweating like crazy when I was done. Lovely night and lovely crowd!

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May 11th, 2013

We drove out to Porter’s Lake Pub to perform in front of what has to have been one of the most attentive and forgiving audiences I’ve had the pleasure of working with. At the beginning we had problems with feedback while Gavin was trying to do his act, but he handled himself perfectly, then we…

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May 7th, 2013

The show tonight was a farewell to Merv (Marc) Hartlen who is moving away to Toronto and there was an audience made up mostly of comedians, which is one of the hardest shows to perform at because you’re not expecting to get laughs as comedians making up your audience tend to analyze and dissect your…

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May 5th, 2013

I had a good set at Bill’s, he and I did a bit before at the nook that I think went really well, pretending to be at his party and talking like rich fops. It was fun. My set was made up with a discussion as to why I don’t seem to be able to…

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May 1st, 2013

This show was a surprise show, as I had not planned on performing, I was going out to watch a show and enjoy a beer or two on my day off. That didn’t happen…well, the watching didn’t, the beer did 😀 My set was made up of one new joke I’d thought up on the…

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