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Puns should not be read out loud.

*wipes dust off blog*

ohhhh boy.

OK. So here is the deal: I have been experimenting with mediums and the written word, but also mediums and the improvised word, and one singular medium with improvised rhythms. 306 more words

let's be friends

This morning I was reflecting on how Work and Play are often separated. And lo and behold a story spilled forth. : )

Once upon a time there was a boy named Dirk. 663 more words

Fabulous Forward Thinking Fridays

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” Fred Rogers

This quote applies well to Fridays. For many, Fridays signal the end of the work week, and it’s always in the same place sandwiched between Thursday and Saturday right near the end of the calendar week. 748 more words

Journey

Improv Isn't That Bad (but it is kinda bad)

While perusing the Chicago Reader looking for more juicy dirt on local sketch festivals, I came across this gem. It is the author’s contention is that improv as an art form rewards mediocrity, therefore resulting in boring and unfunny shows. 758 more words

Opinion

The IG Best of 2017: Drew Boudreau

The final offering in The IG Best of 2017 series is with Drew Boudreau – improviser, actor, entrepreneur. His California based prep company, College Audition Professionals, has been growing exponentially the past three years. 93 more words

Comedy

A Great Night of Improv!

What a great show: the crowd, the laughs, it didn’t suck! #Success

Friday, January 12, marked our inaugural event: A Night of Improv. And we at Laughing Pig couldn’t be happier with the outcome. 426 more words

Let's Bring Hobbies Back

I’m not the first person to notice that hobbies aren’t as appreciated nowadays as they’ve been in the past. It feels like being a workaholic is more valued than being an  440 more words

Reflections