November 2005

Two-for-One

Well, hats off to Jim for not cancelling the show last night. Six comics and 12 audience members. That's two members of the audience per comic. I warned everyone not to go over their allotment. On the face of it, it...

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Weekend Update

Back from Ottawa and conscious again. Finally got ‘er done and did Absolute Comedy on the weekend from Wednesday to Sunday and had the amazing time that everyone that’s performed there assured me I would. The staff, the club, the other comics, all...

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This is Going To Be Sweeeeeet…

So after a week of missing shows due to illness, they being the AltDOT new material night, the Gladstone Hotel hosted by Steven Eyes (huge apologies) as well as the Laugh Resort, Brian Hope and I took off to Hamilton to do Slainte again with...

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TODD VAN ALLEN RETIRES FROM COMEDY

The usual drill is this. I drive to Burlington in the AssCar with at least one other comic, usually Brian Hope. The drive up is filled with giggles tempered with the oncoming stare and silence combo that we're driving ourselves into. We...

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Seven Copies of ‘How Levesque Won’

Did the show at Hemingway's last night that's run by Laura Nikifortchuk. If you've not been (and I've not before) the stage is up in a little elevated alcove where all the comics were sitting, chewing the fat, making jokes to each other that...

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