Helpful Useless Information
Stuff I Learned In My Comedy Career Part 3
You say you’re more of a meat eater? Well, you can thank the leaf cutter bees for our beef! They’re the ones who pollinate the alfalfa that feeds the cows that give us our steaks. I’m guessing the alfalfa bees don’t do it because they’re too busy cutting leaves, no? Speaking of leaves and yard work, are you tired of raking leaves and cutting grass? Well then, plant some Centipede grass. That’s the stuff on the highway median strips and it grows slower than other grass. That’s what I learned from doing comedy for the department of transportation.
Now if you like these facts and figures, go ahead and mail this newsletter to someone, but be warned that the postal worker you hand it to might be a PMR – that’s Post Master Relief person. These are temporary workers for the post office who get paid but don’t get medical or dental benefits. I’m guessing you can tell who they are because they have really bad teeth. This information is courtesy of my comedy show for postmasters!
Learning all of this cool information makes my job a blast and it could even be lifesaving! Remember, if you live near a nuclear reactor, the valve on that thing only lasts 30 years!
About the Author. . . Jan McInnis has shared her customized humor keynotes with thousands of associations and corporations. She is a keynote speaker, comedian and comedy writer, and she’s also the author of “Finding the Funny FAST; How To Create Quick Humor To Connect With Clients, Coworkers And Crowds,” and “Convention Comedian: Stories and Wisdom From Two Decades of Chicken Dinners and Comedy Clubs.” Jan was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, and the Washington Post for her clean humor.
From a recent client: “We invited Jan back for a second year to deliver a final morning conference keynote. The first year our attendees ‘Found the Funny in Change’. This year they took away lots of ideas for using humor in business (Finding the Funny in Communications). They laughed while they learned about developing humor quickly and working through guidelines for keeping out of trouble when using humor.”
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The Art of Impatience - Nothing Funny About That
Cleaning Out The Closet - Comedy in Strange Places
Eating Wild - Laughing At Dinner on the Serengeti
Caught-in-a-Wood-Chipper-Keynote Speaking at its Best
Perfecting Nothing - Sticking to Comedy and Humor Keynotes is not Enough
Cats Versus Dogs - a comedian's take
The SANDY Rules - Keynoting at Commencement
Watching the Nutcraker Ballet 22 Times
My Dog Corpuscle - A Funny Name Foreshadowing My Future as a Keynote Speaker
Friending Your Friends - Or the Funny Thing About Friends
You Want Me to Perform Where? Comedy in Strange Situations an excerpt from my book convention Comedian Stories and Wisdom From Two Decades of Chicken Dinner
Too Sane for Fame - A Comedian's Dilemma
Looping Through Life - A Comedian's Observations
Stripper Clothing - Laughing at Labels
How I launched my comedy career because of $39 bucks - Listening to Your Inner Voice
Helpful Useless Information - Stuff I learned in My Comedy Career
The Inconvenience of Convenience - It's Kinda Funny
Comedy Wisdom - Comedy Advice I’ve Learned The Hard Way
Communicating in a Perfect World - A Comedian’s Take On Communications