Did anyone watch Brian Cox’s Wonders Of The Universe? Fucking depressing wasn’t it? It made me have the serious fear. I was sitting on Sunday nights SWEATING because he was telling us essentially that this planet is just a tiny blip on the radar. And I’m expected to go to work tomorrow now mate? Don’t think so.
So I decided, since we are here for a short time that I don’t want to watch OTHER people living out their dreams and having a great time- while I am working in a boring (but good) job just bobbing along.
So last week I went to an open mic night to do some stand up comedy. I spent a few days writing and rehearsing. I turned up and it was a MUSIC open mic, but the guys at the Halt 2 who were arranging it were very friendly and agreed to let me go up. It went fantastically well, considering.
I decided that I would go to the PROPER comedy night though. I thought it was open mic but it isn’t. You actually have to be booked in. Thankfully, the guy who runs it was kind enough to give me a shot. I was nestled between some very good comedians in the set list. I was shitting it.
Thankfully it went very well. A great learning curve. A few of my ‘parenthood’ related jokes didn’t do as well considering there was maybe 4 people with kids in the place but hey-ho they can’t all be winners.
So it went well and the guy who arranges it didn’t seem to regret giving me a go.
Infact, he’s asked me back!
So here we are, I’ll be at the POP UP COMEDY NIGHT at Halt 2 on Woodlands Road, Glasgow on Wednesday 24th May doing a wee slot.
Come and see me!It’s free!