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I Like Standup Comedy

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    First Paid Gig

    I just got my first paid gig as an MC at an open mic.  I've been doing material at this club for weeks and the owner asked do I want to take the gig for the night.   I am just about as pumped as I can be. 
    GoodMan67 GoodMan67 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2010

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    My Favourite ''British'' Comedian!! :-)

     My favourite comedian of all time is the British, Liverpudlian born comedian, Ken Dodd, even now at 81 year old, he can still hold an audiance together for up to eight hours and longer!! We saw him in the famous British resort of Blackpool, in June last year and again in...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Stand Up Comedy Is Great.....

    I am a big fan of stand up comedy.  My favorites are Kathy Griffin, Mitch Fatel, Paula Poundstone, Mitch Hedberg (RIP), Greg Fitzsimmons, Lisa Lampanelli, Bill Engvall, Jimmy Carr, Doug Benson, Nick Griffin, Julie Gold.  There are more, but for the life of me, I...
    redjen39 redjen39 36-40, F Nov 21, 2009

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    My Favorites

    my favorite people are- maria bamford lewis black dane cook brian regan jim gaffigan dave attell daniel tosh
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    I've always wanted to do Stand-up Comedy ever

    since I was little, like to make people laugh and see them smile with a good feelin in them. My favorite shows were "Mind of Mencia", "The Root of all Evil", "Comedy Central Presents", and Stand-up specials. They showed me that you shouldn't be miserable all the time, that you...
    Comedian94 Comedian94 18-21, M Mar 8

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    Comedy Members Needed

    Hi there everyone! My name is forgetmenotmarlowe and I am an actor, comedian, musician, dancer.... so on. I usually am half of a comedy duo called TRIXIE IN THE KITCHEN, But I need to branch off, to start my own comedy routines. I am a Canadian. I need at least 5 men, able to...
    forgetmenotmarlowe forgetmenotmarlowe 18-21, F Sep 9, 2012

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    Doing Open Mics

    Since my separation I have got out and started performing at open mic nights.  This is something I'd never get to do when married because my ex thought anytime I was out of the house I was cheating
    GoodMan67 GoodMan67 41-45, M Feb 12, 2010

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    Well the decent ones?

    I hate watching bad ones die on stage!!!
    MiddleAgePunk MiddleAgePunk 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Live Comedy

    Recently saw Brian Regan for the second time within about a year or so.  God, that guy is TOO funny!  If you're not familiar with Brian Regan, then seek him out.  He's been on Comedy Central several times, he's got a couple of DVD's of his live act, and he's on...
    grokster grokster 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2008

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    British Stand Up Comedy.

    Lee Mack is a British stand up comedian & I'd love to see him on his current tour.I have seen several guys who I liked on TV (including Greg Proops) but liked Jo Brand (a woman) best. She does knob jokes far better than any man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Stand-up comedy is my dream since I was a kid. I'm doing stand-up comedy now and fell in love with it. I'm wondering...is it possible for stand-up comedy to be a priority? If yes...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am a woman of comedy....for the heart,mate And it's always going to stay that way....... -Jaxson
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Comedy is my favorite. I love it when someone makes me laugh :) takes away my worries and makes me sooo happy! 😉
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    There were three musicians sitting in a pub talking about the most memorable things that fans have ever tossed on stage .... Eric Clapton said it was a guitar..from his performance...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    "Why isn't my life like a situation comedy?Why don't I have a bunch of friends with nothing better to do but drop by and instigate wacky adventure? Why aren't my conversations...
    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I really feel sorry for the kids of today. They grow up with comedy of the likes of Chris Rock rather than Laurel And Hardy or Abbott And Costello. Are we really better off? I...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    A Song of Ice and Fire The Divine Comedy War and Peace Metropolis Paradise Lost Lord of the Flies Canterbury Tales The Catcher in the Rye To Kill A Mockingbird The Art of War Catch...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 6

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    can anyone recommend me an anime manga which is comedy and romantic?^__^..
    LoveIvy143 LoveIvy143 18-21 Dec 10

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    The votes are in i will be doing a dark comedy with slapstick it is unanimous I will also be posting this on the web when I have a good story going aswell as an animated version on...
    1losthope 1losthope 18-21, F Dec 11

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    “The devil is not as black as he is painted.” ― The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri
    BlueHydrangea BlueHydrangea 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Idk why but I just do lol unless there creepy. I don't like boring conversations about your day or what you're doing, I like learning about what people are interested in and I like...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    ...some days I feel very self-conscious about going out in mini-skirt and tights. (See my photos), but I have noticed a great difference between the attitude of the French compared...
    dambust3r dambust3r 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    life at the moment has its special moments like dining out with family going to the cinema swimming and the theater . These are the times which will stay in my heart as happy...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45, F 9 mins ago

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    Christmas movies sipping hot chocolate cuddling next to an open fire with the girl of my dreams <3 sounds like heaven to me.
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I currently speak English, French Canadian, Amharic, Arabic, and a little Italian (my parents taught me). But, hopefully one day I can speak it fluently, as well as interesting...
    KylieKaat KylieKaat 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I got inspired to write poems from this guy recently.. And now I seem to like it. Tell me what you think: I saw him yesterday as quiet as a dead bird and he spoke words which none...
    callmeLys callmeLys 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I feel the same way as all of you, that no one listens or takes me seriously or even if they do they're pretending and full o crap, even my supposed good friends and family...
    Aybawt Aybawt 31-35 2 Responses Nov 20

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    This is a sort of follow up from my last story. I have regularly been wearing the tights my sister gave me (in private of course). I obviously got a pack of three from her but I...
    Kyle2000 Kyle2000 13-15, M Nov 20

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    Like who does like people seeing them cry right? I will try very hard not to let someone catch me crying, I don't like people feeling sympathetic for me. Unless it's in a...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I always hate when I'm someone's second choice. I feel like I'm being used. And I don't like that. I feel like you only wan me around when something fails,It makes me feel like...
    AshCakes AshCakes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I feel so alone in this world. Go to school all your life for what? Get a job.. Marry? I don't even get good grades. I'm sick of being the stupid, ugly loner nobody likes. My...
    Holeale Holeale 22-25, T 1 Response Nov 21

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    Being like everyone else means you are ordinary, nothing is worse then being ordinary. Be yourself and love who you are. It doesn't matter what you look like are how weird you are...
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I guess I like girls, but I'm bisexual and like boys too. If I had to describe myself I would say I'm moe-ish. [Moe: Japanese Slang; Something that is cute] My friends always...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I guess I like girls, but I'm bisexual and like boys too, but I guess I fantasize about being with a girl more than a boy. I guess I also have a hard time saying my true feelings...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Alright. I know I might be judged severely. But I am 15 years old and I'm in love with a 23 year old man. He has a girlfriend. I'm the other 'woman' (yes I realize I am still a...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M Nov 22

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Three - Chapter Six When I reached the doorway of the shed, Jock was crouched in front of the nearly-completed chair, his back to me. He didn't turn at...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    1) How big is your bed? Both are singles. 2) What colour are your bedsheets? At my mum's my sheet is white, but my duvet cover is floral. At my dad's my sheet is pink and my...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I never used to like poetry but when my mentor sat me down about how I can experience new things to find my true talent, I gave in. So I stumbled across the first poem I ever wrote...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Hi there! I've recently come out of an 8 year long relationship where I was constantly criticized, belittled and mocked. I didn't like it at all, his personality wasn't very nice...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I was told by my mother when I was younger to "act like there is a camera on you at all times." She told me this in an attempt to get me to quit some bad habits that I did when I...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    So I met this girl a few years back... we and 3 others were like best friends, over the internet. We would skype every night and plan meetings and call each other at bullshit am...
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Ahh...I'm going crazy. It's funny that everything he does affects me. Like what happens between us determines my mood. I hate feeling this way but at the same time, it's like a...
    moonlightdamsel moonlightdamsel 18-21, F Nov 23

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