I am a man of refined comedic tastes. I appreciate the classics. I savor the old vaudeville ways; the set-up and the punch, the old switcheroo. The skedaddle-a-paddle, so to speak. But that doesn’t mean I do not appreciate the new humor. Or as the kids now days call them: the “MeMe’s”.
In fact, a while back, just to show myself that I wasn’t getting lost in the dust of comedic history, I subjected myself to a 3 month challenge of creating 5 original pieces of static internet comedy a week, which I then later extended out to 6 months. Which is about 120 individual pieces.
In my early years I was a huge sketch comedy fan. I even planned, at one time, to run off to Chicago and join Second City after I graduated from High School. I didn’t, obviously, and I am a lesser person because of it.
In remembrance of that lost dream and the importance that filmed sketch comedy had on me as younger person, here are Five TV Comedy Sketches That Changed My Life. Continue reading
In the endless pantheon of alternate realities, he has never had his white wedding.
I don’t believe in God, but fully expect that to change the closer I get to dead.
I don’t believe in Karma, but see no harm in trying to live my life as if I do. Continue reading