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Some upsetting news from the files of Products-I’ve-Never-Bought-But-Have-Wished-Many-Times-That-I-Had: Polaroid is discontinuing the production of instant film. Read about it here. You know why this blows? I used to live across the street from a woman (Michelle, of Pat-n-Michelle) who would … Continue reading

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I do NOT have herpes

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I should probably explain. See, tonight in Improv class, we did these scenes where two people got on stage and closed their eyes. The teacher positioned each person on the stage. When he gave us the go-ahead, we could open … Continue reading

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i should water my plants. better yet, ask a friend to do it

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Delightful Phrases1. Evidentally. When a Southern (as in, US) friend of mine uses this word, she says it with such authority that I feel like I’ve just served jury duty. 2. In other words… It’s like the author knows I … Continue reading

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Improv 201? Improv 20-Funnnnnn!

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You may have thought I had enough of the improv, especially since I crashed and burned in the last class. Oh no, no, no. That would be smart. I am neither smart nor funny. I might’ve mentioned before that I … Continue reading

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updates

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FRIDAY: Tonight Renee, Christine, and I went to UCB to see the Worst Laid Plans show and Janeane Garafolo, or the COOLEST CHICK ON THE PLANET. Anyway, it’s a show where 8 different people (all girls and one gay guy) … Continue reading

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chiller

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I forgot to mention that when Dre and I went to see Darjeeling last weekend, this guy had a seizure. This lady sitting next to him (friend? fellow patron?) started freaking out and running up the aisle yelling, “Call 911! … Continue reading

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long time no blog

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I really have had a lot to talk about but nothing to say. So, some quick hits because I’m no closer to being inspired tonight than I have been in the last month. 1. Go see The Darjeeling Limited. This … Continue reading

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catch up

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New DBT post!!! Read it and then submit your own questions. Seriously, April and I are really good at this shit. And, we’re exceedingly modest. *** Tonight I had Improv. Is it possible to get *less* funny as time goes … Continue reading

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the bugaloos

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Week 3 of Improv-a-mania. You people said you wanted blow by blow, right? Maybe I made that up. Anyway, tonight wasn’t any easier, but at least now I notice patterns in other peoples’ scenes which gives me hope that I … Continue reading

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Week 2

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Holy shit I am NOT funny. This improv bidness is a mug. Aside from the problem that I’m uhh, not funny, I’m also totally lost. There’s this thing where we’re supposed to identify patterns in a scene and then work … Continue reading

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Everybody’s a Comedian

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THIS is what I’ve gotten myself into for the next EIGHT weeks. Tonight was my first improv class. I knew I was screwed when we played a remedial drinking game *without* alcohol and I was completely lost. Zip. Zap. Zop. … Continue reading

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