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“CHERISH THIS!”

As a parent, you are constantly being reminded to absorb and delight in every waking moment. Strangers will tell you how you should feel. They... Read More
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July 2016
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In the Moment

One of the greatest, most mysterious things about stand-up is how “present” it can really be. You can see (or deliver) a cookie cutter act.... Read More
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May 2016
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My Father’s Memorial

Can’t say I enjoyed today, but I can’t imagine it having gone any better either. I spoke second. A judge spoke first, a pastor third.... Read More
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April 2016
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A Family Trip

My grandmother and grandfather were avid Wheel of Fortune fans. Like clockwork, every day at 6:30pm. My “Bubbe” lounging on her sofa, knitting; my “Zayde”... Read More
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April 2016
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The Force Awoke

My boys really enjoyed the new ‪Star Wars‬. We knew it would be a part of our family’s story (a memorable part of our 2015... Read More
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December 2015
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My Dad, the Boss

My first job outside of summer camp was working fast food with my dad. He had been in the business for several years at that... Read More
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November 2015
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Superheroes and Sailfish

I had an Avengers birthday once. I don’t mean that we ordered a cake with action figures or that we bought some officially licensed Marvel... Read More
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May 2015
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Lessons in Humility

I would draw caricatures of all of my teachers. Some of these cartoons were done out of anger, but most of them were harmless. I... Read More
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May 2015
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A Mother’s Day Story

Back in 2004, I invited my mother and grandmother to lunch. What they didn’t know was that my wife had also invited her mother and... Read More
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May 2015
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Holy T-shirts, Batman!

I didn’t have many “favorite” clothes growing up. I simply had things I wore and hoped that they blended in enough to not invite ridicule.... Read More
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May 2015
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Walking the Line

I used to watch Walk the Line and see a story I thought I understood. There was a boy…a dreamer. Truly his brother’s keeper, a... Read More
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April 2015
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Why An Album?

Why an album? Why now? I’ve been asked that a few times, and those questions confuse me. I guess there are plenty of reasons not... Read More
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April 2015
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SNL40

It probably seems like a given, but I can’t stress how important Saturday Night Live was to my upbringing. I vividly remember a family game... Read More
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February 2015
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Look Out This Fall

Very proud of (most of) my friends, but two in particular are doing ridiculously amazing things this fall: 1) In a winding turn of events,... Read More
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September 2014