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To Sleep, Perchance to Scream!

Thursday, December 29, 2011  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

I could tell you all of the reasons it is perfectly safe. None of that matters. What matters is that your eyes see me lie down on the 4-inch spikes and your brains shouts, “Somebody stop that man!”

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Jay, You Had Us at “Hello”

Thursday, February 10, 2011  //  2 Comments  //  Blog

It is 4 p.m. in L.A. We are in our dressing room at the Tonight Show. OUR dressing room. It has our names on the door. We are a long way from home, and yes, that is a metaphor…

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We WON!!!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

You could have knocked us over with a fender, but we won the title of “Masters of Music” in the Wild and Wacky Talent Contest on Live with Regis and Kelly! What does this mean? It means bragging rights, a tidy cash prize and the chance to win the Grand Prize – $20,000 and a [...]

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Wild and Wacky Waiting Game – Boomwhackers on Regis and Kelly

Saturday, September 4, 2010  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

As of this writing, we are still waiting to hear the results of the voting. Last week (on August 27th, 2010), we were featured on Live with Regis and Kelly via video as part of their Wild and Wacky Talent Contest. It was just one of those “oh, why not?” moments.

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Setting Fire to the Clown – the Final Chapter

Wednesday, September 1, 2010  //  4 Comments  //  Blog

A jealous rage ensues. By the end of the short opera, two people are killed by the hot-headed clown during a performance of their traveling show. The onstage audience applauds the realism of the acting as the curtain falls. There may be clowns, but this is no comedy.

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Setting Fire to the Clown, Part 2

Friday, August 27, 2010  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

There comes a time, when learning the art of fire-breathing, when theory doesn’t help you anymore. There comes a time when you have to light the torch and blow!

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Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam……..

Wednesday, July 28, 2010  //  1 Comment  //  Blog

I buy a lot of Spam. A LOT of Spam. I don’t buy it because I like it. I buy it because I need it…for my show. You see, years ago, I got this BRIGHT idea that juggling Spam would be funny. Well, not just juggling it, but juggling it and eating it. You know, [...]

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Juggle (verb)

Monday, July 5, 2010  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

Words are important to me. If you’ve seen my show, you’ll know I use a lot of them. Finding the right word for a joke or an idea is a fun quest for me. Mark Twain said (didn’t he always say something pithy?), “The difference between the almost right word & the right word is [...]

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Setting Fire to the Clown – Part One

Sunday, June 27, 2010  //  1 Comment  //  Blog, Show-Busy

I was told to get into the trailer. It was a vintage 1959 Dalton. Bright pink. Squeezed inside the 12-foot space were 5 of us. 4 men and one woman. One of us would be dead within the hour – at the hands of one of the others.

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