Some comedians love crafting a joke. For them, it’s a technique, it’s about precision, and it’s beyond just creating the perfect set-up/punch. But jokes aren’t what I love about stand-up. I didn’t grow up watching stand-up or even listening to it. In fact, the first time I go to…
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When I was a child, we lived next door to a family with kids our age. On the other side of their house was another family with kids our age. Our parents…
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Stand-up is not just telling jokes into a microphone. It’s not just making friends with some other weirdos at a gross bar in Glendale. Stand-up seeps…
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I didn’t grow up in Milwaukee. I grew up in Sheboygan, an hour away, and I really only went to Milwaukee for the airport. Well, I also went to the mall…
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Three months ago, my husband, son, and I get breakthrough cases of COVID. With little energy to do anything else, I begin reading Beautiful World, Where…
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There’s a verse in the Bible I’ve been thinking about lately. “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you…
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We don’t move for a fresh start, for a slower pace of life, for the opportunity to be closer to family. We move because if something doesn’t change, I…
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A Star is Dying