Tag Archives: Human nature

Through…

Ok… sorry folks… this is going to get esoteric. In my previous post I talked about the struggle. I thought I would then go back to writing about improv-y things… like AEIOU and the like. However, blogs and writing and … Continue reading

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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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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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Help Me Obi-Watts, you’re my only hope.

About two months ago I discovered a podcast series of Alan Watts recordings. If you don’t know who Alan Watts is you can find more information about him here. Briefly, he was a Englishman who moved to California, embraced Zen and Taoist … Continue reading

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