+ the will to be amused
— Steve Allen
It hit me hard: at seventeen I should have headed to Hollywood and put the pedal to the metal on a comedy career. Now it’s way too late. Right?
Fuck that. I’m cashing out my comfy Portland life for a one-way ticket to L.A. to crash the showbiz. And you’re invited.
Liftoff or train wreck? Let’s find out!
Either way it’ll be a hell of a ride. And I’m sharing it all, lucky breaks and faceplants alike. You’ll learn:
How to move to LA
How to break into stand-up
How to get a California Food Handlers Card
Plus you get to kibitz. Who doesn’t love that? Heck, it might even be inspiring. That crazy dream of yours? Maybe if I survive this you’ll finally start that ASMR klezmer band.
Join me for for the kamikaze play-by-play.
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