Tag Archives: family

Who am I?

This is a small interlude from my current writing about AEIOU. I’ll get back to that… but this was important. I have a problem and I suspect most improvisers have the same problem as me. I want to be liked … Continue reading

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You cannot control your scene partner

Many years ago in a show one of my teammates looked over toward me and called, “Wench! Oh Wench.” Naturally I rushed the stage. “Yes,” I called in my best falsetto. I pushed up my “breasts” and batted my eye suggestively. … Continue reading

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Games for the sleep deprived

After my last post – World’s Worst Dad – I received a number of emails from people who were concerned that I was either: Crazy Neurotic Charlie Sheen Many of these messages contained pleasant reminders to relax and affirmations that … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Dad

I am a worrier. I know people who read this blog (and those of you who actually know me) will be shocked by the above statement. I am so good at hiding the perpetual wrinkles in my forehead, and my … 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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Deck the halls with control and status

It constantly amazes me what life can teach me about improv, and what improv can teach me about life. Take the holidays for example (Please! – to bastardize a famous joke). This is a time of year that is usually … Continue reading

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Who is on your team?

Improv is not a solitary sport (you’ve been reading this blog for just such amazing insights, I know!). With improv you need a team. The same is true for life. People are naturally social animals and most, if not all, … Continue reading

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