I Know …

I Know …

It is called the I Know reflex. I know, because I read it on the Internet, so it has to be true. The I Know reflex hurts people in so many ways. It stops them from learning, growing and improving their lives. Be it business life, personal life or love life. I had to...

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Spur Your Creativity

Spur Your Creativity

Ideas. When was the last time you had a great idea. Not the sarcastic, "that was a great idea ..." I mean a good one. In the past, many people, including me, have said, "writing comedy is a skill." You have to work at it constantly. It is like a muscle,...

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My To Do List

My To Do List

Do you have a "To Do List"? Some people keep them on their computer. Others have them on their phone. I've tried both of those - but they never worked for me. Some people think they don't need lists. My memory is not that good. I prefer to write things down. Sometimes...

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Motivational Quotes For Ventriloquists

Motivational Quotes For Ventriloquists

There comes a time when everyone could use a little pick me up. Some motivation when life seems to be getting you down. Of course, as ventriloquists, we specialize in funny. And there is nothing funny about feeling low. So I searched the Internet for some of the best...

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The Future Of Ventriloquism – Part 2

The Future Of Ventriloquism – Part 2

Back in October 2018, I did a post of my predictions for the future of ventriloquism. It got some attention and I got a lot of emails about it. Since it seemed to be a popular post here, I felt maybe it was time to gaze into the glass doorknob once again. Here are:...

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Working Comedy Clubs

Working Comedy Clubs

At the Vent Haven ConVENTion, there was a lecture on working comedy clubs by two young ventriloquists: Jake LaMarca and Jeffrey Goltz. Having worked some clubs and ran a room or two, I was anxious to get their take on things. Unfortunately, I was doing a...

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Trouble Writing Scripts?

Trouble Writing Scripts?

Script writing seems to be the bain of most ventriloquists. Do you have trouble writing scripts? "I don’t know what to write." "I never have any good ideas." "I’m not funny." "Can’t I just use some jokes out of joke books?" Chances are, at some point you may have sat...

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Another New Year’s Eve

Another New Year’s Eve

"It's just another New Year's Eve, Another night like all the rest, It's just another New Year's Eve, Let's make it the best ..." Those are the words from a Barry Manilow song. Didn't have to look it up. I know it by heart. I am such a loser. ...

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Trivia For Ventriloquists

Trivia For Ventriloquists

How well do you know your ventriloquism history? Today we've got a short 10 question quiz for you to test your knowledge. It is just for fun, so no pressure. You are the only one who will know - unless you share your results with the world. In fact, after...

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Tips On How To Be Discovered

Tips On How To Be Discovered

I received an email asking if I could offer some tips to help someone be "discovered." First, I was thinking, you should probably ask someone who was discovered. But then again, I do know the answer. So today I will share the secret of: How to be...

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