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Toe the Line

If you look closely between comedienne Kristine Kinsey’s hand and foot, you can see a photo of me. In a short film called Deposit, she is seen painting her toenails and asking if the color matches my eyes. The movie was an … Continue reading

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Good Golly, It’s Folly

Show business legends like Bob Hope and Danny Kaye always impressed me with their ability to do it all: sing, dance, act, tell jokes, etc. I have trouble carrying a tune and moving my feet to the beat. In order to grow, … Continue reading

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Join the Club

The Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX 1st Birthday Party was held at Side Splitters Comedy Club on Sunday evening. The show consisted of performances by Terrence G., Einstein Simplified, John Upton and yours truly. My wife took some nice photos with … Continue reading

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G. Whiz

Terrence G. will be the headliner for the Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX 1st Birthday Party at Side Splitters Comedy Club on Sunday night. Local comic John Upton and improv troupe Einstein Simplified will perform too. I will be the emcee … Continue reading

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Living Large

Off the air, Tommy Davidson and I talked about Washington broadcast legends like Willard Scott and George Michael. The comedian, who got his big break on In Living Color, grew up in D.C. He is in Knoxville this weekend to … Continue reading

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Side Twitters Comedy

Jeff Dye’s Twitter feed impressed me today. During his time off between gigs at Side Splitters this weekend, the touring comedian went to a few of my favorite spots around Knoxville and posted pictures.Among other sites, he went to the Sunsphere, … Continue reading

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Dye Laughing

Jeff Dye made me feel a little better about prank shows. As you’ll see in my interview with Jeff on the Classic Hits 93.1 Comedy Couch, I sympathized with the victims on his MTV show, Money from Strangers. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Birthday Party Quirks

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the call letter and format change at Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX. We’re going to celebrate with a birthday party at Side Splitters Comedy Club on June 1. I’m very happy that there will … Continue reading

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Bodden’s Well

Alonzo Bodden won the grand prize on Last Comic Standing’s “Battle of the Best” in 2004. He’s in town to headline at Side Splitters Comedy Club and stopped by for an interview on the Classic Hits 93.1  Comedy Couch. A … Continue reading

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Comedy Impod

In episode 24 of the Einstein Simplified podcast, I told the story of the time I was exercising at midnight at Koko FitClub. That’s when the lights went out and the alarm sounded. I also talked about buying gift cards … Continue reading

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More, More, Morgan

After my interview with Leanne Morgan on the Classic Hits 93.1 Comedy Couch, she said that it felt like three minutes. I said it felt like half-an-hour. I immediately felt stupid. I loved the conversation. It’s just that I’ve done enough … Continue reading

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Morganic Chemistry

Leanne Morgan is a big star in Knoxville. One of my favorite stories during our interview on the Classic Hits 93.1 Comedy Couch was about her first booking at Side Splitters Comedy Club. The club owner, who is from Tampa, … Continue reading

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Fare the Well

The Well in Bearden served as a good home for Einstein Simplified since January, 2013. Sadly, the Well closed its doors for the last time on Monday night. It means that we have to move our improv show to a … Continue reading

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A Deal Pickle

There are four parts to the entertainment portion of the All Saints Adult Social. David Pozy auctions off various priceless experiences such as Fr. Miguel’s leg waxing or dinner cooked by Fr. Michael. The other three segments are spoofs of … Continue reading

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