Blog Category: Laughter

An Opera Singer + Iraqi Dinars = Immortality

I asked people, “Who loves their jobs?” I was MCing a comedy show. A few people shouted out, “I do!” I also had a 25 Iraqi dinar bill in my pocket. From…

I asked people, “Who loves their jobs?” I was MCing a comedy show. A few people shouted out, “I do!” I also had a 25 Iraqi dinar bill in my pocket. From 2001 so it had Saddam Hussein’s face on it. It helps to have ex-CIA friends. Time for shit to go down. — Sometimes […]

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The Power of Terror and How You Can Use It

The woman stood up and shouted to me onstage, and to the audience, “OK, OK! Enough is enough! I am leaving.” I was being heckled. Nobody should do standup comedy. I don’t…

The woman stood up and shouted to me onstage, and to the audience, “OK, OK! Enough is enough! I am leaving.” I was being heckled. Nobody should do standup comedy. I don’t know why I torture myself. It’s the worst. This particular incident was about two years ago. Maybe the first time I did standup […]

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I Didn’t Want Her To Be Born. And Then…

I didn’t want her. I thought to myself, how can I love anyone as much as I love Josie (her older sister)? And then Mollie was born. When a baby is born…

I didn’t want her. I thought to myself, how can I love anyone as much as I love Josie (her older sister)? And then Mollie was born. When a baby is born this is what happens: A new one foot tall US citizen moves into your house, can’t speak English, shits on the floor, cries […]

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What Happened to All the Laughter?

Dan Harris, the anchor of the ABC show Nightline, had a total panic attack on TV in 2005 in front of 5 milion people. He simply shut down and couldn’t continue while…

Dan Harris, the anchor of the ABC show Nightline, had a total panic attack on TV in 2005 in front of 5 milion people. He simply shut down and couldn’t continue while live on the air. Everybody saw it and he thought his career would be over. He wrote a book about it, called “10% […]

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Are You Playing or Are You Dead?

  Go ahead, ask a kid what he likes to do. He says, “I like to play”. What do you do when you’re not playing? “What do you mean?” the kid might…

  Go ahead, ask a kid what he likes to do. He says, “I like to play”. What do you do when you’re not playing? “What do you mean?” the kid might say, “I play some more”. A kid can take a ROCK and then play with it. “Kick the rock”. I’ll tell you the […]

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What Happens When You Reveal Too Much. How To Rest More. How Do You Stay Motivated When People Screw You

YOU’VE BEEN SCAMMED!  Ben Delphia ‏@BenDelphia: I just got scammed out of about $10K. What should I do? How to move forward? Answer:   “WTF!”  That’s what you do. Once. Just say…

YOU’VE BEEN SCAMMED!  Ben Delphia ‏@BenDelphia: I just got scammed out of about $10K. What should I do? How to move forward? Answer:   “WTF!”  That’s what you do. Once. Just say it out loud once. “WHAT THE!” See how it feels like. Notice the feeling so you can notice it later. Say hello  to […]

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Extra-Marital Dating Sites, Anger, Hurricanes, And More

[Some questions and answers from my recent Twitter Q&A] EXTRA-MARITAL DATING SITES Hamzah ‏@Hamzah81: Whats the reason for the rise in extra-marital dating sites? Is our society decaying and losing it’s morals?…

[Some questions and answers from my recent Twitter Q&A] EXTRA-MARITAL DATING SITES Hamzah ‏@Hamzah81: Whats the reason for the rise in extra-marital dating sites? Is our society decaying and losing it’s morals? Answer: The Parker Meridien is a prestigious 5 star hotel in Manhattan. The restaurant, Norma’s is one of the best breakfast places in […]

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