Open Mike: Uncensored Personal Blog


This was the first time I had traveled internationally. I was offered a comedy spot within a show produced at the Show Boat Casino in Tokyo, Japan.   Of course I didn't speak Japanese so they translated 8 minutes of my act and sent me the cassette to learn and memorize. (That's right, cassette) ......

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I received a call to stage manage, as I usually was for any high profile, high security events or productions at the Beverly Hilton thanks to friend, occasional savior and super woman, Rachel Wolfe.   While production managers and technical directors are higher on the chain of command, when you are the stage manager, it...

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    As far as society has come along with equal rights to women, gays and minorities, in some ways the world is even more repressed thanks for over-political correctness. If this is the age of “sharing and caring”, then let’s really go for it.   I believe we should reintegrate our childhood behaviors into...

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Joan Rivers was spilt-billing with Don Rickles. Backstage we hugged. I remember I wanted a photo of us. She had just gotten an acid face peel and her face had strawberry splotches so she agreed but made her assistant take the photo from way down the hall! She then said, “You wana meet Don?”  ...

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