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Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short coming to Alberta

Arguably two of the funniest men alive will be performing in Edmonton. Steve Martin and Martin Short will put on a show at the Jubilee in August. 182 more words


The Unknown & The Known - Now Think On This by Steve Martin

“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.  In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. 744 more words

Now Think On This

Is Comedy Dying? Reed College Students Protest Steve Martin's King Tut Sketch as Racist

Hey 3.5 readers.

I’m late to the game on this as apparently it happened last Fall.

In a humanities course at Reed College in Oregon, a professor showed a class the infamous and hilarious “King Tut” sketch performed by Steve Martin in 1978 on Saturday Night Live. 339 more words


Steve Martin's writing block as comedy writer for the Smothers Brothers

While Steve Martin’s engaging book Born Standing Up is primarily about his incredible standup comedy career, it also gives the reader an informative glimpse into the life of a comedy writer.   251 more words

Tips For Overcoming Writer's Block And Procrastination

It’s Complicated (2009)


Tipsy Tina got to choose the film last Sunday. So more Meryl Streep, it was. And more tormented, middle-aged rich folk laughing strangely through their crazy, mixed-up relationships in… 771 more words

Movies For Middle Age

Florida Aftermath: School Prayer?

This is an article I originally posted in 2012, but the topic frequently comes up, not only in my teaching, but in media, and, well, just about everywhere. 2,092 more words