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Bags on the ground that looks like rats? Put ‘em on drag race! Amazing transformation! Makes me freak every time!
The only interesting thing I did this week was go to the philharmonic, because my partner likes to sing classical music in the shower and thought it might be fun to hear it live while dry and clothed.
When we left, I was like, “it was so quiet in there, where else have you ever heard people SO quiet?” to which Jess replied, “Your comedy shows.” Zing. Ancient material being performed at both.
I need 6 weeks of no words, writing, screens, or noise. If anyone wants to provide that.
I’m hoping that once I’m done with school, I’ll have a thought/feeling that’s not just this.
I do think it’s unbelievable that we have put a smoking-hot-man-on-the-moon but have yet to invent a 100 percent cure-all for acne. I really think if we eradicated world zits, people would have more energy to be nice/normal to each other. NASA get on that.
Basically, what’s happening is my skin’s terrible thanks to the hormones I shoot up my ass* every week (*gently into my leg). It really wouldn’t be an issue if comedy shows in Brooklyn didn’t decide to hire Annie Leibowitz for every performance and turn a live comedy night into a death-defying America’s Next Top Model challenge.
Every time the camera goes off when I’m doing a set, I feel like I’m here or here (& someone on the lineup is likely doing something equally as culturally appropriative as the second vid — shoutout to that guy in my j*l audition).
After you survive the set, the photography sends you a close up of your face and a little note that’s like, “stunning!” and the photo’s like:
Sorry for people who hate gore (or Jim Carrey). Should’ve given a trigger warning. Also, thank you to the comedy photographers and the hard work you do. I really appreciate it. I just wish NASA would hurry up so I could provide you with better material to work with.
I have nothing else to report this week. Please comment or message me with suggestions of things to write about. Thanks to all 700ish of you who read.
Check out my friends’ short film, now on Vimeo: Pennies From Heaven
I have a fun short show coming up at The Windjammer on April 26th. The BAPHTA boys are always a hoot.
And, if you have the time, watch this incredible Sandra video and reply with your favorite moments. Mine is, of course, “not on my laurels, that’s for goddamn sure” & Amy Sedaris’s comment: “Right on!!! Hahah meatball”.
I really think Sandra should host late night…
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