The first time I ever performed comedy was during show and tell in the second grade. I was a huge fan of Sinbad and I just repeated one of his jokes about how women at the beach wear string bikinis so small, it’s like they just unrolled some dental floss and put it on. I still don’t know why I chose something that not anyone of my peers at Morningside Elementary could relate to because it would cut into Muppet Babies watching time. Still, I got some laughs.
Next week I’m going to be performing comedy for real with my own jokes. I’m taking a stand-up comedy class that Mike took many years ago and our last class is a final: performing five minutes on stage. I’ve performed once before, with jokes that weren’t very funny. Oh but this time I’m going to be hilarious. And you’re invited to watch!
And here are some comics I find very funny: