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Great-Grandma Motorcycle

Yes, it’s been over two years since I’ve posted here. Yes, it’s to promote my new book. Yes, the book is about Great-Grandmas, secret identities, and motorcycles.

Coming VERY soon to Kickstarter.

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Image courtesy of Rachel Mathew Photography. http://www.rachelmathewphotography.com

No one wants to listen to someone talk for an hour, unless it’s a stand-up comedian.

Somehow, comedians get people to pay money to sit and listen to them. For an hour.

No lights, no smoke, no music.

Just talking.

I recently ran a merch table for comedian Bob Smiley. Watching him reminded me how talented stand-up comedians really are, and how masterful they are as creatives.

Here are a few reasons why:

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Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

Does your work not measure up to the level you think it should? Here’s some great advice from Ira Glass on how to close the gap.

Why Is Christmas So Cheesy?

December 6, 2012 — 2 Comments

Awkward confession: Mariah_Carey_Christmas
I love Mariah Carey Christmas. (The first one, of course) I know all the words. This disqualifies me from cool.

I admit it, it’s cheesy.
If we’re honest, lots of Christmas songs are cheesy.
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