Yearly Archives: 2007

What is Laughter?

An interesting article in the NYTIMES about the biological foundations of laughter. The headline reads: What’s So Funny? Well, Maybe Nothing Like any comedian knows, a lot of it has to do with who is…

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Improv 101 Class Photo

I just finished another Improv 101 class. It was a great group and two of the students even decided to repeat the class for fun. Here is us in our class photo on the last…

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DSI Wrap Up

Okay, so it’s way overdue, but DSI went fairly well overall. The GGG show was solid. We had some funny moments, some nice songs, and a bit of dancing on that nice big stage. The…

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Dirty South Improv Festival: Day 1

I am writing from the Open Eye Cafe in downtown Carborro, North Carolina. We are here for the Dirty South Improv Festival. Last night I saw 5 different troupes perform and tonight is our night…

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Wall Street Journal Article about Applied Improv

My friend Dan sent me this article about Second City Corporate Training and presentation skills. February 6, 2007 MANAGING YOUR CAREER Improv Troupe Teaches Managers How to GiveBetter Presentations By JOANN S. LUBLIN February 6,…

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New Austin Entertainment Website

Austin Circle of Theatres has launched a new website called NowPlayingAustin.com that has all sorts of information about performances and classes around Austin. Here’s my listing. www.merlin-works.com Certain medicaments are used to prevent ear infections…