The Comedy Experience, An Interview with Peppercomm

Imagine you walk into a training at work only to find out that sometime within the next few hours you’re going to perform stand-up comedy. I sat down with the guys at Peppercomm who are leading trainings just like that and talked with them about the benefits of such a program and what you can… Read more

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4 Early Tonight Show Appearances of Famous Comedians

The Huffington Post shared a great article on Legendary Tonight Show Debuts. Here are some of the best early appearances from comedians. 1. George Carlin Here’s video of George Carlin on the Tonight Show when he was still doing his clean act (with no beard and short hair). 2. Eddie Murphy Eddie was already on… Read more

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Humor at Work: Humor Project Conference 2012

Silver Bay, NY – This past weekend I spoke at the 55th International Humor Project Conference and had a great time. The people were welcoming, the speakers fantastic and the location incredible. I conducted three different sessions, including a day-long Stand-up Comedy Bootcamp and two 75-minute sessions, one on the ROI of using humor in… Read more

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Humor at Work: Comedy as Commentary 2012

New York, NY – For the 4th time, I was happy to visit the New School in NYC today to be a guest lecture for the Comedy as Commentary class. The class, as I’ve mentioned before, takes a look at the importance of comedy in providing commentary on what’s important in society. I spent my time… Read more

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Humor at Work: Stand-up Comedy at Corporate Training

Cincinnati, OH – I attended a training last week and was surprised to find that one of the evening activities was to visit a comedy club for a social event. I was even more surprised to find out that the headlining comedian was none other than Rajiv Satyal, the Funny Indian and personal friend of… Read more

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