If Puppies Could Text

A husband and wife bought a new puppy.  The husband worked at home during the day while the wife was off to work.  The following are text messages that the dog sent to the wife … with a little help from the husband:

Hi Mommy.  I am waiting patiently for you.  Will you take me for a walk tonight?  I miss you so much!  Can we play this weekend?  Can we can we can we?!?!?!!


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Lessons for Conan on TBS’s Lopez Cancellation

Conan O'BrienWhen Conan O’Brien moved to TBS after his Tonight Show gig was cancelled, he also pushed back George Lopez’s late night show an hour.  According to news reports at the time, this was done with the full blessing and possibly even the invitation of Lopez.

The obvious reasoning behind the move is that Conan would bring in a huge influx of new viewers to the network, and while Lopez would be on later, the carryover from the Conan boost would more than make up for it.

Unfortunately, that bet didn’t pay out. This week TBS announced they’ve canceled Lopez’s show, due to low ratings. And a recent article in Variety posed the question: Did Conan Undercut Lopez?  It’s an interesting analysis of the ratings and speculation as to the reasoning behind the move, and anyone interested in the matter should read it. Continue reading

The Oscar’s Speech

The King’s Speech was a deserved  Best Picture winner at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday. However, the awards show itself was, to put it politely, much to be desired.

My admiration for The King’s Speech and the climactic speech at the end got me thinking: What if “King Oscar” addressed his fellow academy members about the state of the awards show? Here is my answer:

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Standup Comedy Debut

I will be debuting my new standup comedy act at the Hollywood Improv on Melrose on Tuesday, March 9 at the 8:45pm show.  Come see a score of new comics perform, including me.  Tickets are available at the door or in advance by clicking here (be sure to select the 8:45 show from the dropdown). 

As the saying goes:  If you’re late once, you’re tardy.  If you’re late twice, you’re retardy.  So be on time!