Austan Goolsbee A Funny Stand-up Comedian? Not Even Close…

Noted economist Austan Goolsbee was just appointed to lead the Presidents Counsel of Economic Advisors. In 2009, he was named Funniest Celebrity In Washington. While Goolsbee may have a great TV presence and is obviously an accomplished and humorous speaking Continue reading Austan Goolsbee A Funny Stand-up Comedian? Not Even Close…

What President Obama And Glenn Beck Both Have In Common

I don’t get into political ideologies or differences when I write about those who are in politics. I write from the perspective of the effective and powerful use/delivery of an individual’s sense of humor and its influential impact. Whether or Continue reading What President Obama And Glenn Beck Both Have In Common

Comedian Doug Stanhope’s Comedy Death Camp Article

One of my subscribers just forwarded me a link to an article by comedian Doug Stanhope called Comedy Death Camp and I have to say… I very much appreciate his brutally honest and acerbic assessment of the stand-up comedy education Continue reading Comedian Doug Stanhope’s Comedy Death Camp Article

Where Comedy Thrives Outside The Comedy Club Scene

At the end of June 2010, I took a business trip to explore comedy outside the comedy club scene. My research lead me to Pigeon Forge, TN, which doesn’t have a “traditional” stand-up comedy club, but incorporates comedy in a Continue reading Where Comedy Thrives Outside The Comedy Club Scene