There is an old saying which goes, “comedians are not paid to do shows, we are paid to travel to the show.”
If it were true, then I am grossly underpaid since I seem to be in transit for most of my life these days. Which isn’t such a bad thing if I imagine that all the time spent in the air makes me not part of Earth anymore, but rather part of the greater cosmos. For a blink of time’s eye, I am just as the Moon, Sun and Mutara Nebula are: not tethered to the confines of this particular rock.
Yes. Tons of mental gymnastics to alleviate the cognitive dissonance of my life!
Consider this upcoming happy fun time: [click to continue…]
A humid, tropical isle. An angry monster. Chaos and mayhem.
It’s either the list of ingredients for the new King Kong movie… OR… [click to continue…]
Interviews are fun. The President and his spokesperson seem to have a different opinion about this. I don’t mind doing them, even if the questions I get asked are invariably the same.
“Are you always funny, even at home?”
“Who are your inspirations?”
“You travel a lot. Do you have a lot of frequent flyer miles?”
The answers are as follows: [click to continue…]
In my never ending mission to bring laughter everywhere in the world, I am about to head off to Pakistan for the country’s first ever international comedy shows!
Masterminded by Pakistani comedian Umar Rana, these shows [click to continue…]