Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rules Suck

I took my first improv class more than twenty years ago. I was taught the “rules” the same way you probably were. The “rules” were drilled into me and I followed them for years. The “rules” were what made improv … Continue reading

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A few words on “Yes And” including my conceited opinion

A number of blogs and podcasts have all fed into this post today. It seems like the universe or perhaps synchronicity (The phenomenon, not the great album by the Police – who buys albums anymore? Am I showing my age … Continue reading

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Babe-prov

As a guy, I love improvising with babes because, let’s face it, it is fun to do anything with babes. My latest improv babe crush has big brown eyes, curly brown hair and one intense stare. In fact, “the stare” … Continue reading

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My New Year’s (un)Resolution

At the change of the year we always think of new starts, new habits, and new resolutions. Really, January 1st is just another day like any other. Actually everyday is the first day of the rest of your life. Each … Continue reading

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