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Just so you know, a few of my showbiz comedy credits:
FORMER STAFF COMEDY WRITER FOR
'TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO'
*ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THE WRITING AND CREATING OF....
'BOB AND TOM'
NATIONALLY SYNDICATED RADIO SHOW
Created story lines and punch lines for the
national newspaper and TV comic strip -
"MOTHER GOOSE & GRIMM"
Not to mention of course...
A NOTED COACH AND CONSULTANT FOR PRO AND NEW COMEDIANS.
LONG TIME HEADLINING COMEDIAN
CREATOR OF THE COMEDY~DOJO WORKSHOP & the Comedy Arts Center.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO DO STAND UP COMEDY?
Detroit dojo at Big Tommy's comedy club 40380 Grand River Ave. Novi, MI.
Monday nights 7-9pm
Cuyahoga Falls, OH going on now at the Funny Stop comedy club.
Wednesday nights 6-7:30pm
Ypsilanti, MI at the Mix Studio Theater
8 N Washington St
*I was reminded again recently how difficult it is to describe the Comedy Dojo workshop and the whirl wind of experience it is. ;)
First off it's NOT a typical comedy class, it's a personal coaching situation where newbies and experienced get what they need to move up.
Yes it's a live 2 part workshop but it's also a 'focused' focus group there to work on you and your material, it's coached stage work, a writing round table, personalized online help and plenty of reading material with insights and information supplied via a constantly updated website.
Since we are ever growing the dojo is also a network with dojo'ers in many different cities and regions of the country....it is simply the place where education meets opportunity to meaningful experiences and breakthroughs.
Video Web Dojo? Who wants it?
Coming soon to a web near you.
Somebody once said that there was a thin line between laughter and pain or tragedy.
My thinking is that a comic's job is to dance over and back from this line bringing a little pain on the return to release and soothe with laughs. Sometimes too much can be brought back and it doesn't work, but the very art form itself is founded on the attempt.
'TWITTER: JOKE OF THE DAY'
"Had one of those dreams where I was flying, and I STILL wasn't in first class."
"Bought those Relaxed Jeans, turns out they were just unmotivated."
"News made this week as zero females came forth accusing Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct."
"Bruce Jenner, yet another case of a man getting a woman into a big jam."
"Crazy doesn't run in my family, it drives across the country doing comedy!"
My first job I worked at a company that made pink slips. Took me 3 months to realize I'd been fired.
Ad man genius Stan Freberg passed away. At his funeral his eulogies were exactly 30 secs each.
Hillary Clinton says she will enter the White House the good ol'American way, by climbing the fence.
Contrary to popular belief hippies do not sleep in the nude, most times we're covered in Dorito crumbs and pot residue.
"The creator of the 'Pet Rock' has died.
"Rock Crushes Poverty" inscribed on his tombstone!"
"Somebody was caught making meth in a Walmart restroom. Strange thing was it was the only American made product in the store."
"Harrison Ford crashes his vintage WW2 plane onto an exclusive golf course. If that isn't a rich white guy problem I don't know what is!"
"Bill Clinton said reading '50 Shades of Grey' was pointless. He knew 60 himself!"
"Woody Allen is doing his first TV series for Netflix. It's a story of his life, from growing up and playing with kids all the way to marrying one."
"Women, nature's auto-correct for men."
"I have a cousin that all he does is sit around and stare at his phone. Sad thing is it's a rotary dial one."
"Jet Li has a little brother that narcs on everybody. His name is Drone Li".
"Here's scientific drinking question, how fast does the room have to spin to dry your pants?"
"I won't mess with a person that works out, because somebody with that kind of time on their hands could really screw you up!"
"I'm about to drop some serious cash into gold, or maybe some other color".
Ever meet somebody that you knew in a previous life and you still can't stand them?!"
I just wrote a Selfie Help book. It's for people that have low selfie esteem".
"I'm not certain that pot is a gateway drug but I'm sure it's a Taco Bell drive-thru drug!"
"I don't do a lot of pot jokes in my act, I write'em I just can't remember them".
"I experimented with pot in high school and was promptly kicked out of the science fair..!"
"I have a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame. It's in spray paint but it's there!"
"Ever have sex so good that you'd swear you were masturbating?"
"Received a colonoscopy recently, all I'm saying is I'm never using that tattoo artist again!"
"I'm happy to perform for you people tonight, my smart jokes needed a rest".
"I can help you solve the graffiti problem in this town. Take the spray paint away from that sucks family!"
NEW PLACES TO GET WITH THE COMEDY DOJO
FUNNY STOP Comedy Club
CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH
BIG TOMMY'S COMEDY CLUB
Grand River Ave Novi, MI
THE MIX STUDIO THEATER
8 N WASHINGTON ST
(Dojo workshop is currently in session)
OPEN MIC NIGHT
AGAIN ON NOVEMBER 10TH!
NEW DOJO SESSIONS--- NOW!!!!
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ENJOY JAY LENO'S GARAGE
"LEARN THE SECRETS BEHIND SUCCESSFUL STANDUP COMEDY AND COMEDY WRITING AND START IMPROVING INSTANTLY!..."
"Put yourself behind the mic!"- BECAUSE you want it!
Chili's OTHER SHOW BUSINESS CRED
Author of the book...
'Standup Comedy with a Side of Chili'
CREATOR OF THE SHOW
'3-D STANDOUT COMEDY'
Will be seen in the film...
'BEHIND THE LAUGHS'
A documentary about stand up comedy.
for -CMT's comedy pranks show,.....
'Mabe in America'.
Former writer for Mike Peter's
"MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM".
Also co-wrote a 'for in it's day' a first of it's kind cutting edge syndicated news insert called..
'The Pen of Mike Peters'
..along with Pulitzer prize winning Mike Peters & Emmy award winning John Riggi (now of '30 Rock' producer/director fame & executive producer of the ABC network sitcom...,
('Super Fun Night')
Also HBO's "The Comeback" w/ Lisa Kudrow
Wrote on the original writing team of, and performed many times on the wildly successful nationally syndicated morning radio show,
'BOB AND TOM'
Featured on NPR's
'CONVERSATIONS WITH CREATIVE MINDS'
*Long time headlining comedian and creator of the 'Comedy~Dojo', where people across the country have learned the secrets of comedy writing and stand up the way it should be.