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The Urban Erma: What I Wish I Knew My First Year Doing Standup
On March 31 I celebrated my stand-up comedy anniversary. I won’t give you a year, but let’s just say, it’s been a minute. And so to commemorate the event, I am reposting a piece I wrote back...
- Posted 42 days ago
April 2013 Comedian Book Signings
Comedians signing books this month are Richard Belzer, Demetri Martin, Carol Burnett and Sherri Shepherd.
- Posted 47 days ago
Stand-Up Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/25 – Fri, 3/29
Stand-up comic TV appearances include Don Rickles, Anthony Jeselnik, Chris Hardwick, Gary Gulman, Jeff Ross, Mario Cantone, Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan and Emily Heller.
- Posted 56 days ago
The Urban Erma: Spring Cleaning My Address Book (Updated)
Weighing in at over 4,000 personal and business contacts, my address book is officially out of control. It’s the electronic equivalent of the mafia: once you get in, you never get out. I’m reasonably friendly and outgoing,...
- Posted 58 days ago
The Plight of the Mainstream Black Comedian: Fallacy, Fame and Famine
I am not an urban act - I am a black comedian. Years ago when I began in standup, I was encouraged to adhere to a certain decree: write funny material and stay away from racial humor....
- Posted 61 days ago