Crashing a town near you.
Hello dedicated readers. As per usual the posting will stop over the weekend. This post is to remind you that I (most likely) will not be updating the site until 3/18/2014 due to stand up comedy. I will be going on the road with my good friends Terry McNeely and George Gallo. We will be starting in Youngstown, Ohio heading over to Michigan City, Indiana and ending up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 5 shows. We will be leaving on 3/10/2014 and getting back sometime on the 17th.
Here are the details to the tour if you are in the area:
- March 11th 2014 at 8PM- O’Donold’s Irish Pub and Grill. 6000 Mahoning Ave, Youngstown, OH
- March 12th 2014 at 10PM- Reilly’s Bar and Grill. 1103 Franklin Street, Michigan City, Indiana
- March 13th 2014 at 8PM- The Comedy Cafe. 615 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
- March 14th 2014 at 8PM- The Comedy Cafe. 615 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
- March 14th 2014 at 10PM- The Comedy Cafe. 615 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
- March 15th 2014 at 8PM- The Comedy Cafe. 615 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
- March 15th 2014 at 10PM- The Comedy Cafe. 615 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
Check my Twitter and Instagram because I will definitely be updating those. Details are on the site’s sidebar. Don’t forget to check out my new business venture Get Involved Comedy.
via con dios,
in nomeni patri et fili spiritus sancti
It’s that time again. Yesterday, some of you were walking around with ash on your head to celebrate the life of Jesus. For others, this is a time for you to judge the stupid who get their pores clogged by some old man in goofy pajamas.
I like the time of Lent. It’s like a second shot at your New Year’s Resolution. I don’t usually make New Year’s Resolutions or follow Lent. I think they are both reasons to be an asshole the rest of the year. Or a good excuse to be let down. Religion shouldn’t be a failsafe to being a jerk off. You can’t stop cursing and eating meat on Fridays for 6 weeks and go to heaven. I won’t believe that nonsense.
(Editor’s Note: Hi. How are we? Here is my 5th guest writer, Chuck Fox. A member of my Get Involved Comedy team. He was inspired to write a piece after seeing the other 4 derelicts. He said use it if I want. I didn’t want to, but I also didn’t feel like writing myself. So enjoy Chuck’s work. As usual, I’ll chime in with italics and picture captions.)
Says the guy who DIDN’T invent the light bulb…
This is part 2 of my last post. I’m not going to preface it with as much, read the first post to find out what’s going on, lazy. These are just my notes and explanations of The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. I know it might not seem like it, but I am a spiritual fiend. I am constantly reading anything I can on topics like this. Why? I don’t know. Maybe I’m searching for a loop-hole into Heaven? Maybe I’m just looking for something or someone to tell me I’m a good person. Most likely a combination of the two.
More after the jump:
Photo by Stephen Parrillo
I have not been writing nearly as much as I would like to. However my true love, stand up comedy, has gotten in the way. Tie in some personal issues and the start-up of my company Get Involved Comedy and I have been stretched pretty thin.
There is one thing that I never stop doing and that one thing is reading. Since New York State thought it was a good idea for me to stop drinking and doing drugs, I have had to find numerous other outlets for me to “get out of my mind” for a little bit. Video games, the gym and reading seem to help me accomplish this the most. Your mind can’t successfully concentrate on two things at once so when I am reading I am fully enthralled in the book. My personal problems fall to the wayside and my brain shuts off for a bit. I highly suggest finding things to get you out of your own head when alcohol stops working for the most of you. It will eventually stop working, by the way. Some people call these things “hobbies” but that sounds so trivial. Find something you love and let it kill you, like Bukowski says.
The two books that I have read are The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz and The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. We’ll talk more about them after the jump. First, let me just preface this post by saying that most of this article is from either one of those books. I’m paraphrasing and misquoting and doing terrible things in the literary world because this is a blog and not my thesis, so eat a dick.
Also, I will be breaking it into two posts after realizing how much I had to say about this. This must be how George R. R. Martin feels!
(Editor’s Note: After Anthony DiDomenico wrote his post on comparing himself to movie characters, actor/comedian/friend Bryan McKenna wanted to write a post on why not to compare yourself to movie characters. Instead, we got a post comparing himself to a movie character. So, here is our fourth guest writer thus far. Of course my usual shenanigans will be in the italics and picture captions.)
HDM4: What a great movie selection, wtg Bryan.
My friend and fellow comedian, Anthony DiDomenico wrote a guest blog for Hugh’s blog Operation: Love. It was an interesting read (check it out here) Anthony compared himself to classic romantic-comedy characters and while reading his post, some interesting questions kept popping up in my mind:
photo credit: Stephen Parrillo
As you can see I haven’t written anything new in a while. The stand up comedy life picked back up and you know my feelings on half-assing things. If you can’t tell I’m busy by my schedule, maybe the flux of podcasts will clue you in.
Here is the second podcast I was featured on this week. I was back with my good friends Bill Morales and Anthony DiDomenico on the Organized Chaos Radio show for my 6th appearance on the show. I always love hanging with these guys. Of course I turned into the “puppet master” once again to stir up some shit between the two of them but that is par for the course. I did more promotion for my new brand Get Involved Comedy and we talk comedy, relationships and WWE. I had a great time and I hope you have a great time listening. Enjoy!
Listen here: Organized Chaos Radio: Episode 67