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Mexico is different.... 1 Reply

I was in Mexico staying at a friend’s time share. There was a snake in the bedroom so I went to the hardware store to get some snake repellent. It was a mongoose in a bag. At least it was on sale.…Continue

Tags: sale, bag, gun, mongoose, snake

Started by Mel Parker in Need joke assistance. Last reply by John Campbell Aug 26.

untested facebook joke

Facebooks makes me sick and not just form a crippling feeling of shame, sometimes its just seeing my friends whine about how bored they are at work or post pictures of the food they ate but it mostly…Continue

Started by John Campbell in Need joke assistance Aug 26.

buddy or group 1 Reply

I'm in SE MI with 0 experience and want to get started doing stand up comedy.  I want to find a writing buddy or group.  I don't have skype but I love comedy and would enjoy reviewing anyone's…Continue

Started by John Campbell in Looking for a comedy buddy. Last reply by John Campbell Aug 26.

funny marine needs comic buddy.

I have ideas and skype.

Started by Mark Boyd in General Discusions Aug 13.

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How to Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking

The NUMBER ONE fear is the fear of speaking in front of people.

The number two fear is the fear of DYING.

 

As Jerry Seinfeld says, “That means that most people at a funeral would prefer to be the guy in the box than the guy giving the eulogy.”

 

My introduction to stage fright was when I was 8 years old working birthday parties as a magician. Before each magic show, there I was in the bathroom throwing up. Being a magician is scary. If I forgot one…

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Posted by Judy Carter on June 25, 2014 at 9:52am — 1 Comment

Cleaning Judy's Ducts

Have you ever seen a comic, a Toastmaster winner, a one-person show and thought: “I have great stories! Better stories! I should write them down and DO SOMETHING with them.” But that intention usually gets lost…between the demands of your job (okay, of trying to find a job), your family, and getting loaded.



We all have stories, but HOW do we tell them so they inspire audiences and make them laugh, applaud and think, “I’m so glad I heard this.” (Don't worry, I'm getting to the…

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Posted by Judy Carter on June 4, 2014 at 9:39am

Judy Brings "The Message of You" to the Middle East

The Middle East. What comes to your mind? Muslim terrorists? Dangerous people? Oppressed women?



When I accepted an invite to speak at District 20 Toastmasters Annual Conference in Muscat, Oman, my friends spoke up.

 

“Judy, you’d be crazy to go.”

“It’s too dangerous. There are TERRORISTS there.”

“You would really need to…

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Posted by Judy Carter on May 29, 2014 at 10:10am

How to Get What You're Worth

The one question every COMIC or SPEAKER wants after a gig is this:



We LOVED you...so, how much would you charge to present at our company?”



I get so many emails from students saying, “Someone wants to PAY me – but what should I charge?!”

We should all have this problem.  But, you’ve got to play it right.



If you quote too LOW, you’ll get an immediate reply of,…

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Posted by Judy Carter on May 1, 2014 at 10:06am

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