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Surviving the Improv Ruts

It happens to every one of us who loves this weird, red-headed step-child of the artistic world: The Improv Rut. When every choice seems stupid, every laugh forced. That moment when the bloom isn’t just off the rose; it salted [more]

March 4, 2014 By: Ian Donald Keeling, Comedy, Words
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Can We Please Talk About Peyton Manning?

As the Big Game approaches, it seems only appropriate to shed some light on a little-known player that no one is talking about: Peyton Manning. For those of you who don’t know (and why would you?), Peyton Manning is the [more]

January 31, 2014 By: Ian Donald Keeling, Comedy, Words
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How to End Improv Scenes Without Being a D!@k

If you’ve improvised long enough, you’ve probably seen this happen: You’re at post-show notes, and someone loses it on the stage manager for not bringing the lights down at the right moment. Or blames their long form team for not [more]

December 10, 2013 By: Ian Donald Keeling, Comedy, Words