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Several years ago I got a last-minute call to headline at a comedy club. The scheduled performer backed out or maybe caught hepatitis, I can’t remember which. So I was the replacement, and it was one of the oddest shows I’ve ever had.

 

The audience was acting weird the whole time. There were periodic bursts of laughter followed by long stretches of nothing. My delivery was good. My timing was good. Everything was fine, but the audience’s reaction was just so strange. Most of the time they weren’t giving me anything. Every once in a while I’d get a good laugh and I’d think, “I got ‘em now!” But then they’d go back to unresponsive. Read more

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Would you get a tattoo of your firm’s logo? The logo of the firm you own or work for? I’m not talking about a tattoo on your forehead or neck or butt. I’m talking about a tattoo in a normal place like your shoulder or ankle or just above your butt.

 

People get tattoos of company logos all the time. People get Harley-Davidson tattoos so often it’s boring. I mean if you’re going to have a midlife crisis, at least put some thought into it. But people also get tattoos of some real weirdo corporate stuff like the guy who got a tattoo of the KFC Double Down and the guy with the Walmart tramp stamp. I’m pretty sure the KFC one was a paid stunt, and I’m confident the Walmart one was joke (and as a joke, it’s the definition of being committed to a bit). Read more