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comedy

My thoughts after seeing Martin Lawrence live and reading David Spade’s memoir

Between last night and tonight, I saw Martin Lawrence live, and finished reading David Spade’s memoir, Almost Interesting, so I thought I’d blog a little about my experiences with both. Martin Lawrence was performing at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The surprise of the night was that he was being supported by Melanie Comarcho, who … Continue reading »

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Words of Wisdom from Old Scottish Men

Last week, my friend Able Christian and I recorded a bunch of webcam webisodes of the two old Scottish men characters we’ve been messing around with for months. The basis for these characters started when we were at a birthday party for Leela’s Artistic Director Jill Eickmann. It was a fun night of dancing and … Continue reading »

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On Motivation, Realistic Goals, and Living the Dream

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had creativity pouring through my veins. In primary school, I wrote stories and plays, often based on my favourite things at the time like Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jurassic Park, and Disney’s Aladdin. I acted in the Chipmunks plays I wrote, and … Continue reading »

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My First Experiences Being Part of an Improv Troupe

Since my last update about my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’ve been getting even more involved in the improv scene. In that post, I wrote about wanting to audition for Leela’s PIE program, and that their PIE group YUM! had been one of the first groups I saw in San … Continue reading »

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Highlights from my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area: June 2014-Feb 2015

Given I’ve not updated this blog the entire time since I’ve lived in Oakland, California, and my last post was about the comedy scene in Malaysia, I thought I’d write up a broad entry to discuss what I’m up to here, and some of the highlights of my experiences. Moving Stress Before I go into … Continue reading »

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