April 2013

Standup First Time

On 27 April 2013 I performed my first-ever stand-up comedy routine, at Lazy Daisy’s Café in Toronto as part of Erin Keaney’s MotherLoadTV.com Time Out! series. It went extremely well – great fun to be included in a lineup of terrific comics. Here’s an excerpt from my 10 minute-bit:

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On my bicycle commute today I stopped along a trail for a moment – okay, it was to step behind some trees to pee – and I’d been listening to the haunting Radiolab podcast Dark Side of the Earth. I had just heard David Wolf’s account of spacewalking outside the Mir spacecraft with fellow astronaut …

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