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Just For Laughs ’09: The Highs and the Hyatts

July 29th, 2009

I had meant to write a Patter-blog entry everyday of the Just For Laughs festival last week but obviously that didn’t happen. One reason is because I only had one show at the Festival to do and the other is, well, nights tend to go long and happenings are a little fuzzy when lots of my comedic friends are in town. Nevertheless, here’s what I can remember…

My First Kiss (Concert)

July 16th, 2009

I’m on the way back to Montreal now on the train from Ottawa where I came last night to see an “Ottawa Bluesfest show”. The blues last night consisted of American rock band The National, Canadian folksters The Skydiggers and super-glam band Kiss. Not surprisingly, no one left singing the blues…

Partying Like a 1 Year Old

July 10th, 2009

For those of you out there who haven’t been to a 1 year old’s birthday party recently let me just remind you, it’s a lot of fun, a lot of energy and a lot of work. Especially if you’re in charge of blowing up balloons and the party follows immediately after a late-night/early morning dance party…