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John, Elton: nikita from elton john, sledge hammer, apple macintosh
John, Elton: nikita from elton john, sledge hammer, apple macintosh, living in england

John, Elton: past bands, steve marriott, small faces
John, Elton: past bands, steve marriott, small faces, ronnie lane

John, Elton: past elton john concert DVD, radio city music, city music hall
John, Elton: past elton john concert DVD, radio city music, city music hall, radio city music hall

John, Elton: people elton refuses to sing with, barry manilow, donna summer
John, Elton: people elton refuses to sing with, barry manilow, donna summer, google

John, Elton: Rocket Man lyrics, working man, lyrics
John, Elton: Rocket Man lyrics, working man, lyrics, high as a kite

John, Elton: Sacrifice Lyrics, infidelity, 17 years
John, Elton: Sacrifice Lyrics, infidelity, 17 years, misunderstanding

John, Elton: Someone Saved...., long john baldry, bernie taupin
John, Elton: Someone Saved...., long john baldry, bernie taupin, girlfriend linda

John, Elton: Setlist for 09/23/2006 - Seattle, WA, mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road
John, Elton: Setlist for 09/23/2006 - Seattle, WA, mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road, bennie and the jets

John, Elton: who is Sir Elton Johns Opening act?, sir elton john, nurnberg
John, Elton: who is Sir Elton Johns Opening act?, sir elton john, nurnberg, elton john

John, Elton: SONG SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TODAY, alchol abuse, yellow brick road
John, Elton: SONG SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TODAY, alchol abuse, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick

John, Elton: Song Lyrics "Tiny Dancer", russo, lyrics
John, Elton: Song Lyrics "Tiny Dancer", russo, lyrics

John, Elton: Song I'm looking for?, one of my favorites
John, Elton: Song I'm looking for?, one of my favorites

John, Elton: song 60 years on, elton john
John, Elton: song 60 years on, elton john

John, Elton: When did he start playing, north harrow, piano teacher
John, Elton: When did he start playing, north harrow, piano teacher, little books

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, pirate smile, dancing in the sand
John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, pirate smile, dancing in the sand, balerina

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer analysis, espn chris berman, blue jean baby
John, Elton: Tiny Dancer analysis, espn chris berman, blue jean baby, paul buckmaster

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, tiny dancer, blog
John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, tiny dancer, blog

John, Elton: Trying to remember a song title, death of a friend, chimes
John, Elton: Trying to remember a song title, death of a friend, chimes

John, Elton: A favorite of Elton John, irish wolfhound, border terriers
irish wolfhound, border terriers, battersea dogs: Hello Shanna, This is Miquel from Barcelona, Spain. Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this morning I couldn’t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I really hope this can...

John, Elton: foods, magnet class, magnet students
magnet class, magnet students, gifted adult: Hello Michelle Williams, Thank you very much for your kind comments and for your rating. Of course, it s an honour to share my knowledgements with you. Always I try to be the more concrete as I can in my answers but, sometimes, like in this case, it...

John, Elton: General information, dionne warwick stevie wonder, polar music prize
dionne warwick stevie wonder, polar music prize, hall of fame induction: Hello Joaquin, Elton s birthday is March 25, 1947. He was born in Pinner, Middlesex, England. He has 4 half brothers, born after his father re-married following his parents divorce. However, he grew up as an only child. His awards are too numerous to...

John, Elton: The Girl Next Door Song, girl next door, elton john
girl next door, elton john, limo: Hi Joel, Sorry, but I have not seen the movie and nothing I could find on the internet had Elton John listed in any way in the music in the movie. The soundtrack didn t have him listed either. I wish I knew, but I haven t seen the movie. Sorry. Thanks...

John, Elton: Give Peace a Chance:, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, club at the end of the street: Hi Robert, Great question! Elton s version of Give Peace A Chance is probably *both* part Lennon tribute and part having a little (or a lot of) fun. It s probably the only officially released example of his outrageous sense of humor, which is actually...

John, Elton: God Is Dead, elizabeth j rosenthal, andy warhol
elizabeth j rosenthal, andy warhol, musical journey: Christopher, Andy Warhol died years after Levon was written and recorded; thus, anything that the Village Voice may have said about Andy Warhol upon his death would have been completely irrelevant to the song. Elizabeth J. Rosenthal Author, His Song:...

John, Elton: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Lyrics, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, goodbye yellow brick road: Hello Christina, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I couldn t answer your question til this morning so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. This is your answer: Goodbye yellow brick road found...

John, Elton: The Greatest Discovery, greatest discovery, john fan
greatest discovery, john fan, liberty records: Hello Craig, This is Miquel from Spain. Thank you very much for your question ans nice to meet you. It’s my pleasure to share my time with eltonites, specially with old fans like you. But, first of all, until this evening I couldn’t see your question so,...

John, Elton: The girl next door, music credits, second person
music credits, second person, girl next door: Hi Jake, I can t say I know. You are the second person to ask me this question. Unfortunatley, I have not seen the film, and web sites with the movie s info don t have Elton listed in the music credits. I will keep your question and try to rent the movie...

John, Elton: goodbye yellow brick road-very best of..., yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, elizabeth j rosenthal: Hello Terry, Back when Goodbye Yellow Brick Road came out, there were no video clips, per se. To the extent that they existed, they apparently had very limited use within the industry and the public never saw them. For example, there was a video clip...

John, Elton: i guess thats why they call it the blues, davey johnstone, rolling like thunder
davey johnstone, rolling like thunder, hey toni: Hello Stacey, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, excuse me the silence because I couldn t answer your question until this morning. I m so afraid. Thank you very much for your understanding. I hope this can help...

John, Elton: Hello, i have a question for you?, elton john aids foundation, aids research
elton john aids foundation, aids research, oscar party: Hi, Well, I don t think I can help with the timeline. We re talking 40 years of a career. Not sure where to find a good one. I guess maybe it would be best to find a bio and discography and make your own. www.eltonjohn.com might be able to help. ...

John, Elton: Hello again. I was wondering..., james newton howard, peach tree road
james newton howard, peach tree road, music symphony orchestra: Hello Jaclyn, Nice to hear from you again. Thank you very much for your new question and, of course, THANKS A LOT! for your kind comments. A really pleasure to help you. This is your answer: It s not easier that Elton will perform in Chicago this year,...

John, Elton: Hi, elton john aids foundation, middlesex england
elton john aids foundation, middlesex england, drug addict: Real name: Reginald Kenith Dwight D.O.B March 25, 1947 P.O.B Middlesex England His parents are devorced. They are now married to different people. He didn t have a very happy childhood because he didn t get along with his dad. Elton was once married...

John, Elton: Hi, I am researching Candle..., yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, goodbye yellow brick road: Kiersten Candle In The Wind was originally on the 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. It wasn t released as a single in America, but it reached #11 in the UK. In 1987 there was a version on Elton s Live In Australia album. That was released as a...

John, Elton: Hi,I was wondering if..., bernie taupin, madman across the water
bernie taupin, madman across the water, razor face: Hello Paula Sparks, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. This is your answer: Tiny dancer is the most excellent romantic song written by Elton John. Recorded in London (9th august 1971), reminds the first tour of Elton John in...

John, Elton: Hi, reginald kenneth dwight, skaters waltz
reginald kenneth dwight, skaters waltz, northwood hills: Hi Sara, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I m afraid but until this morning I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. Although it took me time to answer your question,...

John, Elton: High Flying Bird, rocket man elton john, claude bernardin
rocket man elton john, claude bernardin, high flying bird: Hi Dan, As far as I know, the best collection of lyrical analyses is in Rocket Man: Elton John from A-Z by Claude Bernardin and Tom Stanton. It is somewhat dated, giving song lists through 1995 s Made in England album, but for many of the songs, there...

John, Elton: Hobbies, black and white photography, billie jean king
black and white photography, billie jean king, photography collector: Hi Carlye, Elton loves to play tennis and joins Billie Jean King for the annual Smash Hits tennis tournament to raise money for AIDS foundations. He also loves to shop: is an avid music collector and black and white photography collector. He is considered...

John, Elton: His Homes, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, windsor england: Hello, While it was reported that Elton was looking for a place in New York overlooking Central Park, nothing ever came of that. Also, I m not aware of his ever owning a castle. Presently, he has five homes, as follows: 1. Windsor, England: Renaissance-era...

John, Elton: handedness, looking at photos, concrete evidence
looking at photos, concrete evidence, handedness: Edna: I have always seen Elton using his right hand for most everything he does. I have never heard anything about him using both. He may be holding the phone with his left hand so he can write with his right! Just a thought. Anyway, hope this helps....

John, Elton: Influences of Elton John, elivs presley, abc boogie
elivs presley, abc boogie, skaters waltz: Hello Cristi, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. It should be a disconnection between me and allexperts because I have received a question on my vacation dates, that s why I didn t see your question until this morning. I m telling...

John, Elton: His influences, lewis hope, jazz greats
lewis hope, jazz greats, piano style: Like every other British (and American too) kid in the 60 s EJ was heavily influenced by the Beatles. He did grow up listening to his mother and father s old records of big band and jazz greats too. He gives credit for his flash in the 70 s to Liberace....

John, Elton: do you know eltons eye colour?..., eyes surgery, buddy holly
eyes surgery, buddy holly, thanks for your understanding: Hello john piasecki, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I couldn t answer your question until this evening so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. Hazel is the colour of Elton s eyes. “I began...

John, Elton: La Medusa, royal opera house, versace medusa
royal opera house, versace medusa, gianni versace: Hello Mel, This is Miquel from Barcelona, Spain. Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn’t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I really hope this can help...

John, Elton: Leather Jackets album, gypsy heart, lol lol
gypsy heart, lol lol, slow rivers: Yeah I know. I feel the same way. About 8 years ago I found Leather Jackets on CD in a used record shop in my neighborhood. I love Hoop Of Fire. I also love the picture of Elton and his band wearing leather and sitting on Harly Davidson bikes. Meow! Very...

John, Elton: Levon movie credit, bernie taupin, madman across the water
bernie taupin, madman across the water, rare masters: Hi Clay, I ll be glad to help and glad also that someone is asking about something I can answer. The soundtrack for the movie Friends, directed by Lewis Gilbert, came out in 1971, the fourth in a string of 4 albums released that year by EJ and Taupin....

John, Elton: Levon and the New York Times, future shock by alvin toffler, straight dope message board
future shock by alvin toffler, straight dope message board, elizabeth j rosenthal: Hi Paul, I m very sorry for taking so long to respond. I was away for a few days and neglected to indicate that on my expert profile. Anyway, I don t think the New York Times ever declared that God is dead. Somehow, I don t think they d ever take it...

John, Elton: Levon, elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin
elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin, alvin toffler: Hi Kathy, As Elton would say, the song is a three-minute movie. It s basically just the story of a boy (Jesus) who yearns to leave his proud father (Levon)because he finds the atmosphere at home stultifying. Some have surmised that the name of Alvin Tostig,...

John, Elton: Linda Woodrow, people magazine, animosity
people magazine, animosity, hostility: There was a great deal of animosity between EJ and Linda. She was married several times since the breakup with Elton and was even blamed repeatedly for turning Elton gay. She was aware of the references to her in the song and even spoke in People magazine...

John, Elton: Looking For A Song!, elton john song, elton john
elton john song, elton john, lyric: Hi Tom, Hmm. A place by the sea. I think it could possibly be the song The One from the album of the same name released in 1992. I don t recall sea in it, but he mentions the ocean and water in another line. This could be it. I don t recall...

John, Elton: Looking for a song :), elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, musical journey: Tom, I don t know of any Elton John hit that talks about running away to a place by the sea and I especially know of nothing referencing a cat. It could be you re thinking of a song by another singer. However, Elton did have a big hit in 1992 with The...

John, Elton: Lyric from song "Levon", future shock by alvin toffler, gus dudgeon
future shock by alvin toffler, gus dudgeon, bernie taupin: Hello Billy Nelson, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. Until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope this can help you. According to Gus Dudgeon, who produced...

John, Elton: lElton John song, yippie yi, bernie taupin
yippie yi, bernie taupin, elton john lyrics: Hello Brenda Gallant, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thank you very much for your understanding. I hope this can help you: We re...

John, Elton: levon, future shock by alvin toffler, gus dudgeon
future shock by alvin toffler, gus dudgeon, bernie taupin: Hello lisa, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. Until this morning I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope this can help you. According to Gus Dudgeon, who produced Madman...

John, Elton: his life, elton dean, reg dwight
elton dean, reg dwight, long john baldrey: Hi Katie, He changed his name to Elton John because, well, it s better than Reg Dwight, his real name. A lot of showbiz people do change their names for their career. He got his name from two of his old bandmates from a group he was in in the mid 60 s...

John, Elton: list of all elton john's awards and honors, couple hundred, man show
couple hundred, man show, elton john: Hi Scott, The awards and honors Elton has received in 35 years of being a recording artist are far too vast to list and name. We are talking a couple hundred I imagine. I would check out his site, www.eltonjohn.com, or type in Elton John s Awards ...

John, Elton: lyrics dealing with AIDS, breast cancer charities, ballad of the boy in the red shoes
breast cancer charities, ballad of the boy in the red shoes, elton john aids foundation: Hello Cheryl Levitan, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, un til this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. Elton who has long been an active supporter...

John, Elton: lyrics to an elton john song, elton johns lyrics, elton john lyrics
elton johns lyrics, elton john lyrics, madman across the water: Hello Melissa, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this afternoon I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I m so glad too to help your mum and I hope this can...

John, Elton: lyrics to song, elton john lyrics, feather in your cap
elton john lyrics, feather in your cap, puzzle piece: Hello Beatriz N Gutierrez, This is Miquel from Spain. Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I m afraid but until this evening I couldn t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope...

John, Elton: MAD MAN ACCROSS THE WATER, dick james, tiny dancer
dick james, tiny dancer, unbelievable things: Hello joe, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. It took me time to answer your question and, until this evening, I couldn t e-mail your answer, I m so afraid. Yours is an interesting question and I needed time to think about it. Thanks...

John, Elton: MUPPET SHOW APPEARANCE/BROADCAST DATES, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, broadcast dates: Hello Terry, To the best of my knowledge, the Muppet Show was probably taped late in 1977 and broadcast early in 1978. Elton had the look on display in the program during the fall of 77, but not during the first half of that year nor in 76, for that matter....

John, Elton: Musical analysis of Elton John's songs, gus dudgeon, music of the beatles
gus dudgeon, music of the beatles, burn down the mission: Wow. You are the first person to ask the questions I asked for 15 years! My Ph.D. studies in Musicology were directed towards a thesis on Elton John s music; however, I am short the time to actually write it. I don t know of anyone who has done it. There...

John, Elton: marriage, linda woodrow, sean lennon
linda woodrow, sean lennon, sound engineers: Hi Samir, Elton did marry once. He married one of his sound engineers, Renata Blauel, in 1984. By 1988, they had seperated and divorced. He was engaged once before to Linda Woodrow back in the 70 s, but nothing came of it. He tried to get out of it,...

John, Elton: music genre, roland rd500, gus dudgeon
roland rd500, gus dudgeon, yellow brick road: Elton uses a different producer, sound engineer, studio, musicians, instruments for each album, usually. Even if all of these were the same except one, there may be a different sound to it. Just one keyboard player playing a Roland RD500 rather than a Kurzweill...

John, Elton: His music, music style, university paper
music style, university paper: Hi Caroline Hmmm, I ve got to admit I m both slightly puzzled and curious about your question. To be able to answer such an unusual question though, I d like you to further me with some details and explanation of the purpose of this question. Is this some...

John, Elton: musical knowledge and historical career interest, elton john biography, artistic insight
elton john biography, artistic insight, caesars palace: George, I agree with you about most critics. I, too, am usually frustrated with their lack of insight and knowledge-- especially when it comes to Elton John. He is not as well-appreciated by many critics as, say, Prince or Bruce Springsteen. Also, some...

John, Elton: musical styles of Elton John, winifred atwell, boogie pilgrim
winifred atwell, boogie pilgrim, richard clayderman: Hi Karen, Elton the Songwriter probably has written in a greater variety of styles and/or genres than anyone else I can think of: rock (Saturday Night s Alright), country (Turn the Lights Out When You Leave), jazz (Shooting Star), classical (Tonight),...

John, Elton: Name, reginald kenneth dwight, elizabeth j rosenthal
reginald kenneth dwight, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books: Hi Zuzana, Elton s *real* name is Elton Hercules John. In other words, Elton Hercules John is the name he adopted legally at the end of 1971, through an English court proceeding. However, he was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight. Sincerely, Elizabeth J. Rosenthal...

John, Elton: I Need You To Turn To, elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin
elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin, billboard books: Hi Patrick, I can see why you would think that the phrase when you paint your smile on means an artificial smile, but I don t think Bernie Taupin, Elton s lyricist, meant that, especially since most of the lyrics to that song are so intimate, adoring and...

John, Elton: NIkita, doc marten boots, pinball wizard
doc marten boots, pinball wizard, nik kershaw: Hello Chloe, Nice to hear from you. Thank you very much for your question. First of all, until this morning I couldn’t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. Really it took me time to answer your question and I hope...

John, Elton: About Nigel Olsson, thomas flint, ollson
thomas flint, ollson, nigel olsson: The best way to contact Elton John or any of his band members is to write letters in advance of their upcoming concerts and address them to Elton or Nigel at the venue. I did this once and received an autographed photo in the mail the week after the show!...

John, Elton: Nikita, ivor novello award, ivor novello
ivor novello award, ivor novello, video nikita: Hello Dave, This is Miquel from Spain, thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, really it took me time to answer your question, basically because I couldn t remember the name of the girl who appears on the Nikita video....

John, Elton: North Charleston setlist, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, honky chateau: Hi Maria, Tumbleweed Connection is such a great album, I agree. St. Peter is one of my favorite songs. If you like that album, I d suggest looking at Madman Across the Water and Honky Chateau. Actually, you can t go wrong with any of the albums from Empty...

John, Elton: new song, aol member, aol members
aol member, aol members, sneak peek: Hi Jaclyn, Elton has given a sneak peek of the song to only AOL members. I am an AOL member, but even I couldn t get it on my computer. I have not found any other place that is giving a listen of the song. The song will hit radio tho on August 31....

John, Elton: nikita from elton john, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, russian guard: Hi Mike, The name of the woman in Nikita is Ayshea, a UK pop singer who actually covered an Elton John song in the late 60s called Taking the Sun from My Eyes. I actually don t know what she s doing now, however. Elizabeth J. Rosenthal Author, His Song:...

John, Elton: Ottawa Set List, mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road
mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road, bennie and the jets: Hello John, This is Miquel from Spain, thanks for your attention. I m very afraid but I made a mistake with my answer for your question about the set list of the Ottawa show. I confused the set list from the recent US Tour with the set list from the Canada...

John, Elton: older DVD concerts, live radio broadcasts, mid 80s
live radio broadcasts, mid 80s, market appeal: Hi Jon, I agree with you about the lack of older concerts on DVD. I ve always thought it was the combination of two things: the time and energy spent on transferring video recordings to a DVD format and the belief that the market for these DVDs is quite...

John, Elton: 'Philadelphia Freedom', billie jean king, philadelphia freedoms
billie jean king, philadelphia freedoms, wimbledon champions: Philadelphia Freedom was released on Feb. 28, 1975. It was inspired by one of Elton s bouts of fan worship. In his tennis jap the previous summer, he had been thrilled to meet several Wimbledon champions past and present, including Jimmy Connors and Billie...

John, Elton: 'Philadelphia Freedom', elizabeth j rosenthal, philadelphia freedoms
elizabeth j rosenthal, philadelphia freedoms, billie jean king: Hello Kayla, Elton wrote the song chiefly as a tribute to Billie Jean King, the legendary tennis player. Back in the 70s, she had a tennis team called the Philadelphia Freedoms. Elton and Billie Jean became excellent friends in 1973 and, in 74, he decided...

John, Elton: Photos of feathers costume, google image search, feather head dress
google image search, feather head dress, google: Hi Richard, Here are a couple of links that may be the costume you re looking for. I just did an Google image search trying Elton feathers or Elton costume. I hope this helps! http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~ces452/elton/ej_feather_3_l.jpg http://img.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/060426/111643__elton_l.jpg...

John, Elton: Piano fills, royal opera house, percussive style
royal opera house, percussive style, danny bailey: Hi Mike, I ve been asking the same questions for years! Actually, I ve never had the time to figure out what he is playing. I love the segue he does into Tonight and Take me to the Pilot . I did notice that when I hear him live he improvizes differently...

John, Elton: Take me to the Pilot, hal leonard, piano music
hal leonard, piano music, entire collection: The sheet music for Take Me to the Pilot is found in a two-volume set titled The Ultimate Elton John Collection published by Hal Leonard. This is probably sold worldwide. If you cannot find it, contact Colony Records in NYC. You will enjoy the entire collection...its...

John, Elton: Press Quotes, timothy mcdarrah las vegas, evening times glasgow
timothy mcdarrah las vegas, evening times glasgow, elizabeth j rosenthal: Hello Clement, This is a follow-up to my previous response. I ve decided to go ahead and find press quotes for you. I found several, which I will reproduce here. You can choose what you d like to use. With jazzy flash, his fingers danced on the keys...

John, Elton: past bands, lyricist bernie taupin, elizabeth j rosenthal
lyricist bernie taupin, elizabeth j rosenthal, long john baldry: Hi Andy, The short answer is no and no. Regarding T-Rex: Elton was good friends with Marc Bolan and appeared with T-Rex on what I believe was a Top of the Pops (UK) performance of Bang A Gong. However, that was just a guest appearance. (Elton has...

John, Elton: past elton john concert DVD, radio city music, yellow brick road
radio city music, yellow brick road, radio city music hall: Hi Kathie, I ve found this website for you to look at. It looks like they are selling the DVD of the performance you re looking for, but it looks like it is a bootleg, or non-official copy. http://shop.vendio.com/RareDVDs/item/800041089/?s=1166180402...

John, Elton: patriciatradutora@hotmail.com, lyricist bernie taupin, science fiction awards
lyricist bernie taupin, science fiction awards, lincolnshire countryside: Hello Patricia, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you, this is Miquel from Barcelona, Spain. First of all, until this morning I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. This is your asnwer,...

John, Elton: people elton refuses to sing with, barry manilow, tina turner
barry manilow, tina turner, david bowie: Ok hon. Please don t type in all caps. 2nd I don t think it s true. Well at least for Tina Turner. Elton and Tina have been friends for many years. They did get into a fight last year but they made up. And Elton has been known to say stuff he doesen t really...

John, Elton: phildelphia freedom, billie jean king, short stature
billie jean king, short stature, julius lester: Hello Pat, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this morning I couldn’t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope this can help you, I ll do it my best: Knee-highs are...

John, Elton: photo, google images, top hat
google images, top hat, elton john: There are literally millions of Elton John pics on the web. To narrow it down to the exact photo you are looking for would be next to impossible. I would suggest doing a search for Elton John pictures in Google images and see if you can find it. Asking me...

John, Elton: Take me to the pilot, billy joel, original version
billy joel, original version, elton john: I m not sure which email you are referring to, but the UEJC does not include the extended solo of TMTTPilot. The extended solo is something Elton added in concert. I would LOVE to know how to play that. I think listening to a live recording is all we will...

John, Elton: Could you please tell me who..., tin pan alley, b shuffle
tin pan alley, b shuffle, bernie taupin: Hello John Jerman, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. This is your answer, I hope it could help you: ...

John, Elton: Random Questions, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, perfect marriage: Hello Kyle, Sorry for the delayed response. Elton doesn t really have any truly favorite songs that he s written, but: 1. He thinks that Candle in the Wind may be the perfect marriage of music to lyrics. 2. He never gets tired of playing Your Song....

John, Elton: Random Questions, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, bernie taupin: Kyle I ll answer what I can. As to songs Elton doesn t like very much, I can t think of any that he has blatantly said he hates, although I know he thinks a lot of the output from the 1980 s was below par. He does state that he doesn t like some of...

John, Elton: Rock & Roll Madonna, bonus track, b side
bonus track, b side, john i: Hi Scott, The song, and it s a good one, was a B-Side when it was originally done. Never officially part of one of his albums. However, it was included as a Bonus Track on a special re-release edition of his second album, 1970 s Elton John . I haven...

John, Elton: Rocket Barcelona, breaking hearts, elton johns
breaking hearts, elton johns, amazon: Hola Marcos, Muchas gracias por tu pregunta y encantado de conocerte. Ante4s de nada, me gustaria pedirte disculpas porque hasta esta noche no he podido ver tu pregunta. Gracias por tu comprensión. Espero que realmente esto te pueda ayudar: Aunque la...

John, Elton: Rocket Man lyrics, lyricist bernie taupin, science fiction awards
lyricist bernie taupin, science fiction awards, rocket man lyrics: Hello Mike, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. I hope this can help you. Lyricist Bernie Taupin said the song borrowed from an identically titled song by Tom Rapp of the group Pearls Before Swine. But the two songs are very different....

John, Elton: Rocket Man, pearls before swine, ray bradbury story
pearls before swine, ray bradbury story, elizabeth j rosenthal: Hello Nick, I could have sworn I answered your question a couple of days ago, but here s the answer, in any case: Bernie Taupin, Elton s lyricist, has said that Rocket Man was inspired by a song of the same name by a group called Pearls Before Swine....

John, Elton: Rocket Records, london w14, twenty first artists
london w14, twenty first artists, olympia london: Martin Rocket Records does not operate anymore. The imprint Rocket is still used by Mercury/Universal for Elton John releases only, but there is no record company. Elton s management company is Twenty-First Artists, so if you have any questions, their...

John, Elton: red piano shows 2005, play list, usenet groups
play list, usenet groups, answer in the sky: I am sorry, I am not familiar with the play list for the Red Piano shows. I wish I could help. I do know that his play list changes for each concert he does and may even change from concert to concert. You might want to get in touch with hall he plays...

John, Elton: rocket man, bernie taupin, pearl before swine
bernie taupin, pearl before swine, tom rapp: Hello sarah farag, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. This is your asnwer, I hope this can help you: Elton...

John, Elton: Sacrifice Lyrics, percy sledge music, bernie taupin
percy sledge music, bernie taupin, percy sledge: Hello Tom, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I m so afraid because until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope my answer can help you. “Sacrifice”...

John, Elton: Sales and Albums, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, musical journey: Hi Barry, In the U.S., Elton has released 96 singles. This number includes singles from the last few years which are radio-only, but does not include singles that have been re-released or that come out in different versions (such as remixes). Also...

John, Elton: Someone Saved My Life Tonight, lyricist bernie taupin, long john baldry
lyricist bernie taupin, long john baldry, islington north: Hello Sammy Chung, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, excuse me because until this morning I couldn t answer your question. Thanks for your understanding. Elton is singing about himself. Linda Woodrow was his bride-to-be....

John, Elton: Someone Saved...., sugar bear, music writer
sugar bear, music writer, linda woodrow: Hi Again!, Elton and Bernie never had an affair. Bernie is straight and is on his 3rd or 4th wife!. Lol. There was never anything like that between them. Elton always said Bernie was the brother he never had and loved him as such, but said he has never...

John, Elton: Searching for an album, breast cancer charities, elton john aids foundation
breast cancer charities, elton john aids foundation, elton john lyrics: Hello Chris, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. “The last song” is about a gay man who is dying of AIDS...

John, Elton: Seating at Las Vegas Concerts, elizabeth j rosenthal, second balcony
elizabeth j rosenthal, second balcony, billboard books: Hello Craig, While I haven t seen the show from the second balcony (I assume you mean second mezzanine), I have seen it from the orchestra and the first mezzanine. I had a much better view from the first mezzanine than from the orchestra. There s so much...

John, Elton: Set List 2006, mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road
mona lisas and mad hatters, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick: Hello Ed, Nice to hear from you again and thank you very much for your question. Well, excuse me, again, for the silence because I couldn’t see your question until this afternoon. Thanks for your understanding. I like questions about set lists very much...

John, Elton: Setlist for 09/23/2006 - Seattle, WA, crocadile rock, yellow brick road
crocadile rock, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick: Hi Calen, I found the complete setlist from Elton s show on September 19, which was just a few days before. This one did not include Daniel, but you said he played it in Seattle. Check out this website: http://www.vex.net/~paulmac/elton/ej2006.html ...

John, Elton: who is Sir Elton Johns Opening act?, sir elton john, elton johns
sir elton john, elton johns, opening act: Hi Ron, As far as I can remember, Elton hasn t had an opening act. He s Elton John. He doesn t need an opening act. Lol. It would waste too much time when Sir Elton has moooooooooooooore than enough material to get through. Thanks for writing. ...

John, Elton: YOUR SONG, dionne warwick, moltes gracies
dionne warwick, moltes gracies, catherine britt: Hola Núria, Moltes gràcies per la teva resposta i, sobretot, per les teves amables paraules, no sé si me les mereixo... Estic content que t agradi la meva idea de gravar-te un cd amb versions de la cançó Your Song per a tu. La millor manera? si et...

John, Elton: YOUR SONG, sant feliu de llobregat, moltes gracies
sant feliu de llobregat, moltes gracies, vaig: Hola Núria, Sòc jo qui t agraeix les teves amables paraules i la puntuació que em vas donar, però no em semblaria bé cobrar-te per a una cosa que jo mateix et vaig proposar. T ho envio i ja està. Només em quedarà esperar a que t agradi el meu cd i que el...

John, Elton: SONG SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TODAY, lyricist bernie taupin, long john baldry
lyricist bernie taupin, long john baldry, islington north: Hello MARTHA, This is Miquel, from Spain. Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, excuse me because until this morning I couldn t answer your question. Thanks for your understanding. In the line, Paying your H.P....

John, Elton: YOUR SONG, elton john ballads, ultimate love song
elton john ballads, ultimate love song, moulin rouge 2: Hola NURIA, Moltes gràcies per la teva pregunta i encantat de conéixe t. M ha agradat molt rebre la meva primera pregunta d una catalana, gràcies. Veuràs que t adjunto el llistat d artistes que han versionat i han gravat aquesta cançó; ja ho veus, n...

John, Elton: Song Analysis, lyricist bernie taupin, yellow brick road
lyricist bernie taupin, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick: Hi Brett, Here is the information you ve requested. Rocket Man : Elton s lyricist Bernie Taupin has said that Rocket Man was inspired by a song of the same name by a group called Pearls Before Swine. Tom Rapp, the main force behind Pearls Before Swine,...

John, Elton: Song Analysis, yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick
yellow brick road, goodbye yellow brick, goodbye yellow brick road: Hello Joe, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. This is your answer: Goodbye yellow brick road found Bernie plundering imagery from the first film he had ever seen: the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz. In the film, Judy Garland as...

John, Elton: Song Lyrics "Tiny Dancer", lyrics tiny dancer, seamstress
lyrics tiny dancer, seamstress, song lyrics: Hi Sherri, The lyrics were written by Bernie(of course)about his then girlfriend. The opening lyrics pretty much come together knowing that. Seamstress for the band , Handing tickets out and all that. Hope that makes some sense for you. Thanks for...

John, Elton: Song Lyrics, elizabeth j rosenthal, little jeannie
elizabeth j rosenthal, little jeannie, billboard books: Hi Kyle, I could write quite an essay on the lyrics that Elton has contributed to his songs. In fact, His Song includes extensive discussions of that topic. However, I can tell you a little bit here about that. Some of the early songs attributed to Elton...

John, Elton: Song I'm looking for?, mona lisas and mad hatters, honky chateau
mona lisas and mad hatters, honky chateau, sacramento ca: Hi Ashley, I think you are referring to Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters. It is from the Honky Chateau album, and Bernie did write it. Please check out this website to see if the song is, in fact, what you are thinking about: http://www.eltonography.com/songs/mona_lisas_and_mad_hatters.html...

John, Elton: Song name, blue jean baby, sir elton john
blue jean baby, sir elton john, pirate smile: Hello Jace, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. I hope this can help: It seems to me that you are referring to Tiny Dancer . Here s the lyric: Music by Elton John Lyrics by Bernie Taupin Available on the album Madman Across...

John, Elton: Song Title, percy sledge music, cold cold heart
percy sledge music, cold cold heart, sweet deceit: Hello Lourdes, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I m so afraid because until this morning I see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope my answer can help you. We re talking...

John, Elton: Song title, sir elton john, bernie taupin
sir elton john, bernie taupin, tiny dancer: Interesting question because I do not know the answer. The seamstress in the band refers to Bernie Taupin s first wife Maxim. She was already written about in Tiny Dancer. I would say ask someone who is familiar with EJ s lyrics. Good luck! Michel...

John, Elton: Song/Video from Mid-90s, definitley, playing the piano
definitley, playing the piano, blimp: Hi, Yeah, that definitley sounds like Believe , which came out in 1995. It was shot in black and white with Elton in a blimp overlooking this gothic looking city. But he didn t play the piano in the video. Hope this helps. Thanks for writing!. ...

John, Elton: Your Song, luciano pavarotti, live like horses
luciano pavarotti, live like horses, italian opera: Hi Pauline, Unfortunatley, I am not aware of this version you asked about. I couldn t find anything. The only Italian opera star I know he sang with was Luciano Pavarotti, on a song called Live Like Horses , which was only released in the U.K. Sorry....

John, Elton: Songs From The West Coast, ballad of the boy in the red shoes, songs from the west coast
ballad of the boy in the red shoes, songs from the west coast, american triangle: Chris A number of the songs have strong themes. For example, Ballad of the Boy In The Red Shoes is about the early days of the AIDS crisis, and in particular, it is critical of the Reagan administration s response ..back then I was handsome, back then...

John, Elton: sales, elizabeth j rosenthal, riaa certification
elizabeth j rosenthal, riaa certification, recording industry association of america: Hi Andy, Thanks for the compliment about His Song ! The over 200 million figure is an educated guess. The easy answer would be that Elton s people have adopted that figure. That s true, but that s not all. In 1975, Elton was said to have sold...

John, Elton: school project please read asap!!! thank you!!!, piano medleys, power ballad
piano medleys, power ballad, broadway musicals: Hi Heather, I wouldn t say it is typical of Elton s work. I mean, a power ballad and the piano medleys sure, but the songs were written for the younger crowd, something that was totally new for Elton. Elton himself has expressed in numerous interviews...

John, Elton: setlist, mona lisas and mad hatters, john labatt center
mona lisas and mad hatters, john labatt center, yellow brick road: Hello Lynn, This is Miquel from Barcelona, Spain. Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this morning I couldn’t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope that this can help...

John, Elton: setlists, elton john fan, ballad of the boy in the red shoes
elton john fan, ballad of the boy in the red shoes, elizabeth j rosenthal: Hello Thomas, Here is the set list as reported at the Elton John fan web site, http://www.eltonfan.com: The Bitch Is Back Bennie And The Jets Levon Daniel Someone Saved My Life Tonight Ballad Of The Boy In The Red Shoes Philadelphia...

John, Elton: sheet music of rock of the westies, captain and the kid, oslo norway
captain and the kid, oslo norway, ebay: Hal Leonard publishes some really good sheet music by Elton John and some from Billy Joel. In fact, my favorite is a two volume The Ultimate Elton John Collection which I believe contains songs from Rock of the Westies. I actually have the song book from...

John, Elton: signed greeting cards, personal value, monetary value
personal value, monetary value, greeting cards: Hi Marie, Because your cards are personalized and Elton gives his signature very regularly, I would say your cards don t have a great monetary value. However, because they are from the 1970s, that may increase their value. I would guess/estimate that...

John, Elton: song 60 years on, empty sky, remastered version
empty sky, remastered version, john elton: 60 years on is on the Elton John/Elton John album or CD. This is the second major album release by Elton after the Empty Sky album. They have a remastered version of it somewhere....I m sure you can get it on Amazon.com or wrap it up , a fan site that...

John, Elton: The song "Daniel", bernie taupin, gary daniel
bernie taupin, gary daniel, war in vietnam: Gary Daniel is a fictional character meant to be a wounded (blinded) war veteran. Bernie Taupin wrote the lyric after reading an article about how veterans of the war in Vietnam were coping after they returned home. The song is sung from the point of view...

John, Elton: song empty garden, personal song, disc release
personal song, disc release, singles charts: Hi Chris, The song is included on Elton s Greatest Hits Vol.3 CD that came out around 1986 or so. I am pretty sure it was also included in his 1996 release, Love Songs , and his 2002 2-disc release Greatest Hits 1970-2002 . The song was a hit as...

John, Elton: song lyrics, high flying bird, weather man
high flying bird, weather man, cross of gold: Hi Arthur, Here you go, enjoy! High Flying Bird from Don t Shoot Me I m Only the Piano Player You wore a little cross of gold around your neck I saw it as you flew between my reason Like a raven in the night time when you left I wear a chain...

John, Elton: song meaning, lyricist bernie taupin, elizabeth j rosenthal
lyricist bernie taupin, elizabeth j rosenthal, nam vet: Hi Rondie, Please accept my apology for the tardy reply. Daniel is a fictional character made up by Elton John s lyricist, Bernie Taupin, and is loosely based on someone Bernie read about in the news in 1972-- a Viet Nam veteran who returned home as a...

John, Elton: song title, elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books
elizabeth j rosenthal, billboard books, musical journey: Mark I need more specifics. What does the song sound like (i.e., what was the style)? Are there any lyrics your wife can remember? What kind of movie was it? Who starred in it? (And are you sure this is an Elton John song?) Sincerely, Elizabeth J. Rosenthal...

John, Elton: "Your song", nana mouskuri, bernie taupin
nana mouskuri, bernie taupin, casat: Hola Asun, Moltes gràcies per la teva pregunta i molt de gust de coneixe t. M ha fet molta il.lusió rebre la teva pregunta des de Barcelona, com jo. Malauradament no l he pogut veure fins aquest matí llavors, et demano excuses pel silenci. Gràcies per la...

John, Elton: When did he start playing, history thanks, playing the piano
history thanks, playing the piano, elton john: Hi, Elton was about 3 or 4 when he started playing. His mother would sit him at the piano whenever he got in trouble and had a time out, and he just spent the time tinkling on the piano. He taught himself. And the rest they say, is history. Thanks for...

John, Elton: no subject, billboard charts, christmas project
billboard charts, christmas project, triple platinum: Hello Jamie, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn’t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope this can help you: Elton co-wrote “Duets for one”...

John, Elton: Television Appearances, olivia newton john, rosie o donnell
olivia newton john, rosie o donnell, bennie and the jets: Hello Sarah, Thank you very much for your question and nice to help you. I m afraid but until this morning I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. Well, your question is an interesting one but very extensive...

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, bernie taupin, wife maxine
bernie taupin, wife maxine, madman across the water: Hi Jessica, Sorry for taking so long. Computer trouble. This is one of my favorites as well. It was written in 1971 by Elton and his lyricist partner Bernie Taupin, and it was originally included on his 1971 album, Madman Across The Water . It was...

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, bernie taupin, madman across the water
bernie taupin, madman across the water, tiny dancer: Jessica Tiny Dancer was written by Bernie Taupin about and for his girlfriend at the time (1970), Maxine Fabelman (spelling may be wrong!) She was the seamstress for the band as the song says - she desifgned the cover for the album that this song appeared...

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin
elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin, concert debut: Hi Chris, The song is literally about Maxine Feibelman, Bernie Taupin s then soon-to-be wife (Taupin is Elton s long-time lyricist). Bernie met her on his and Elton s first trip to California in 1970 at the time of Elton s U.S. concert debut and it was...

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer analysis, bernie taupin, good luck with your report
bernie taupin, good luck with your report, tiny dancer: Hi Morgan, What a great song to write about! WHile I am considered an expert in the music and not the lyrics, I can tell you that Bernie Taupin wrote the song about his soon-to-be wife Maxim who traveled with the band. (They later divorced). Good luck...

John, Elton: Tiny Dancer, elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin
elizabeth j rosenthal, bernie taupin, tiny dancer: Hi Ben, The song is literally about Maxine Feibelman, Bernie Taupin s first wife. (Taupin is Elton s long-time lyricist.) Bernie met her on his and Elton s first trip to California in 1970 at the time of Elton s U.S. concert debut and it was love at first...

John, Elton: Transcriptions, dick james, antique music
dick james, antique music, old music: John, I m not sure what you mean by transcription? Do you mean sheet music? A transcription to me means the writing out of Elton s EXACT playing .....which I do not know of any existing material. There are transcriptions published by Hal Leonard for other...

John, Elton: Trying to remember a song title, yellow brick road, elizabeth j rosenthal
yellow brick road, elizabeth j rosenthal, goodbye yellow brick: Hi Ed, You may be thinking of Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding. The first part is an instrumental, the second part is a rocker with lyrics. Elton wrote the music, Bernie wrote the words. It s from Elton s 1973 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album. I...

John, Elton: tickets to sell, jim cox, elton john tickets
jim cox, elton john tickets, april show: Hi jim cox, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. I m afraid but until this morning I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. This is your answer: Well, the first site you have to...

John, Elton: tv programmes about elton, tv credits, s tv
tv credits, s tv, tv programmes: Hi Mariana, Sorry for not getting back sooner. www.tvtome.com has a list of Elton s TV credits. Most of them anyway. If you go there and type in Elton John in the search finder, it will take you to him. Hope this helps!. Thanks for writing. ...

John, Elton: unreleased tracks, olivia newton john, elizabeth j rosenthal
olivia newton john, elizabeth j rosenthal, sweetheart on parade: Hi James, While I don t have time right now to do a lot of digging into things to find unreleased 80s Elton tracks, I can remember these off the top of my head that yielded rough recordings or demos by Elton: --Sweetheart on Parade (eventually recorded...

John, Elton: upcoming tour, new songs, new album
new songs, new album, elton john: Hi John, I would venture to say that Elton will sing 3-5 songs off the brand new album. The majority will be classic Elton John standards. You can expect around 25 songs total. Whenever I have seen Elton on tour promoting a new album, this is how it...

John, Elton: Websites, healing hands, old music
healing hands, old music, thanks for your understanding: Hello Mike, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, until this evening I couldn t answer your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. You can try two websites: www.eltonvideo.tripod.com...

John, Elton: Wellington, New Zealand concert Dec. 6th, wellington new zealand, concert announcements
wellington new zealand, concert announcements, australia: Hi Dale, I haven t heard anything about this date, but since Elton is going to be performing in Australia right around this date, there is the chance he may play in Wellington. I would advise you to check eltonjohn.com as they have up-to-date concert announcements,...

John, Elton: West of the Rockies Tour, yellow brick road, brown dirt cowboy
yellow brick road, brown dirt cowboy, bennie and the jets: Hi Robert, I cannot find the set list from the 10/03/75 show in Tempe, but I did find the 10/14/75 concert in Portland, OR, which is more than likely the same. I got it from this website: http://www.vex.net/~paulmac/elton/ej1975.html Here is the set...

John, Elton: wedding present, french hand, sound engineer
french hand, sound engineer, decanter: Gee...I don t know how you would ever verify such a purchase. Maybe if you emailed the staff at eltonjohn.com they might be able to help you. Elton s wife s name was Renate Blauel. She was a German sound engineer who worked on a few of his albums in the 80...

John, Elton: wedding present, french hand, wedding present
french hand, wedding present, decanter: Keith: Her name is Renata. Anyway, I don t see any way of ever finding out for sure if this item was in fact a wedding gift other than asking Elton or Renata. It s one of those things that is just too close to the situation, and other than asking them,...

John, Elton: this years song list, yellow brick road, bennie and the jets
yellow brick road, bennie and the jets, goodbye yellow brick: Hi John Mcalpin, Thank you very much for your question and nice to meet you. First of all, I am really afraid because until this evening I couldn t see your question so, excuse me the silence. Thanks for your understanding. I hope this can help you: ...

Joint Pain Relief: joint pain relief, neck pain relief, neck pain treatment
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Joint Pain Relief: Knee injury, knee joint pain, knee pain
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Joint Pain Relief: Pain in the heal, heel pain treatment, heel pain relief
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Joint Pain Relief: pelvic imbalance for me, lower back pain relief, lower back pain remedy
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Joint Pain Relief: sacroiliac pain, sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain
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Joint Pain Relief: Constant neck popping, is that normal?, neck pain relief, jaw pain relief
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Joint Pain Relief: Wrist and ankle question?, wrist pain relief, ankle pain relief
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Joint Pain Relief: Bilateral severe facet joint arthropathy, lower back pain relief, lower back pain remedy
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Joint Pain Relief: elbow pain, elbow joint pain, elbow pain
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Joint Pain Relief: Progress
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Joint Pain Relief: Left shoulder issue, shoulder joint pain, shoulder pain relief
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Joint Pain Relief: SI joint and upper back problems, sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain
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Joint Pain Relief: Joint Clicking, jaw joint pain, jaw pain treatment
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Joint Pain Relief: knee joint pain., knee joint pain, knee pain
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Joint Pain Relief: Knock knee pain, knee joint pain, knee pain
knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain treatment: Hi Megan, Sorry to hear about the knee pain. The good news is that I do think I can provide you with some information that has a very good chance of helping you to get the knee pain relief you re seeking. First, it s important to understand that most...

Joint Pain Relief: Knee pain Chronic???, knee joint pain, knee pain
knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain treatment: Hello Sorry to hear about your knee pain. The good news is that there is a lot you can do to fix your knee so it functions pain free. I explain a lot of what I m about to tell you on my completely free website, Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief, ...

Joint Pain Relief: knee/shin discomfort, knee joint pain, knee pain
knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain treatment: Hello Len, Sorry to hear about the knee pain. The good news is that I think you can probably fix it yourself. If you look at a picture of your quadriceps muscles, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gray430.png you can see that all the muscles come...

Joint Pain Relief: Knee injury, knee joint pain, knee pain
knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain treatment: Hello Sarah, Sorry to hear about the knee joint pain. From your brief description it sounds like the tissue around your knee joint tightened up after your injury, most likely it s just your body s attempt to protect the area, but now that tissue needs to...

Joint Pain Relief: Piriformis syndrome made worse by glute squeezes?, sciatica pain relief, sciatic back pain
sciatica pain relief, sciatic back pain, sciatica back pain: Hello Mysterious L , I m not exactly sure what your question is from what you said above, but I do have a reply. I would strongly recommend that you stop doing any type of strengthening exercises until you free your body enough to be completely out...

Joint Pain Relief: Shoulder External Rotation Problem 90 degrees, middle back pain, mid back pain
middle back pain, mid back pain, pain in middle back: Hello Ali, I still think the feeling you have in the area of the left most circle on your diagram has to do with your teres major, teres minor, subscapularis, AND very important your serratus anterior. I would still recommend you do my techniques...

Joint Pain Relief: Shoulder Soreness, shoulder joint pain, shoulder pain relief
shoulder joint pain, shoulder pain relief, neck shoulder pain relief: Hello Elizabeth, Sorry to hear about your shoulder. The good news is that I do think there is a good chance you may be able to fix yourself, or have someone else fix you quite rapidly. I m going to send you do my completely free Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief...

Joint Pain Relief: Acromion - shoulder joint pain, shoulder joint pain, shoulder pain relief
shoulder joint pain, shoulder pain relief, neck shoulder pain relief: Hello Mike, Sorry to hear about the shoulder. The good news is that I think there is a great deal you can do to help yourself. If you take a moment and think of all the muscles in your body like the rigging (ropes) on a big old-fashioned sailboat, you...

Joint Pain Relief: Wrist Pain Relief
Joint Pain Relief: Wrist Pain Relief

Joint Pain Relief: left knee pain, knee joint pain, knee pain
knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain treatment: Hi Mark, Perhaps it s the muscle on the front of your shin that you are describing. I m referring to the tibialis anterior muscle, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibialis_anterior_muscle Step 3 on my Knee Joint Pain Relief page, http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/knee-joint-pain-relief.html...

Joint Pain Relief: low back traction, pelvic girdle pain relief, pelvis pain
pelvic girdle pain relief, pelvis pain, pain in pelvis: Hello Marianne, I m not exactly sure what you are asking, since I have people do many things in my videos, but I do think that using a tennis ball to release your lower back by lying on it and moving your leg might be the best option for you. As I believe...

Joint Pain Relief: Lower arm ache, wrist pain relief, wrist pain treatment
wrist pain relief, wrist pain treatment, wrist pain remedy: Hello Bex, Sorry to hear about the arm. I m going to recommend you visit my completely free website, Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief, http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/ where I have free follow along pain relief videos for every joint...

Joint Pain Relief: SI Joint Pain & Bicycling, sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain
sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain, s i joint pain: Hi Judy, Sorry about the Sacroiliac Joint Pain. I do think there are many things you can do to eliminate or relieve your pain. I also think you will be able to ride your bike, but I do not believe that will help in fixing the problem. I m going to...

Joint Pain Relief: Wrist Pain Relief, wrist pain relief, wrist pain treatment
wrist pain relief, wrist pain treatment, wrist pain remedy: Hi Shane, Sorry to hear about your wrist pain. The good news is two-fold. First, I doubt you ve done any permanent damage. And second, I do think I can show you how to fix yourself and also be able to provide your own wrist pain relief whenever...

Joint Pain Relief: hip joint pain, hip pain relief, hip joint pain
hip pain relief, hip joint pain: Hi Sonia, Sorry to hear about your hip pain. I m not sure how a stress fracture in one hip makes both of your hips hurt, so I suspect perhaps something else is going on. I would keeip taking your supplements, but I d like to recommend something else that...

Joint Pain Relief: Thank You, gary crowley, rolfer
gary crowley, rolfer, fitness industry: Hi Judy, I m glad to hear my videos helped you fix your hip. To find a good Rolfer in your area, I d recommend you go to this website, http://www.rolf.org/find Call the practitoners in your area and go to someone who you feel has the best chance...

Joint Pain Relief: End of Scalene Bone Popping out and touching feel., neck pain relief
neck pain relief: Hi Alex, Yes, a stretched ligament can tighten back up, but they take a little while. They don t get a lot of bloodflow, so they take longer than muscle tissue to heal. If you have a partial tear it can heal as well, but a total tear from the attachment...

Joint Pain Relief: Foot pain, foot pain relief, foot pain treatment
foot pain relief, foot pain treatment, plantar fasciitis: Hi Sean, Sorry to hear about your injury. It is a bit out of the ordinary, but I do think there are things you can do that may remedy the situation. I have a completely free website, Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief, http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/...

Joint Pain Relief: neck pain, neck pain relief, neck pain treatment
neck pain relief, neck pain treatment, chronic neck pain: Hello Liladhar, I m sorry to hear about the symptoms you are experiencing. Most of the time tingling in the legs and arms is due to tight tissue in your body compressing the joints and affecting the nerves that innervate your arms and legs. I can also...

Joint Pain Relief: Weird neck pain, neck pain relief, neck pain treatment
neck pain relief, neck pain treatment, chronic neck pain: Hi Brianna, Sorry to hear about your neck pain. Yes, I think I can help you and the good news is that I do think you can probably fix yourself if you still need some neck pain relief. I have a completely free website, Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief.com...

Joint Pain Relief: foot drop, foot drop
foot drop: Hi Diane, Yes, I ve had success with footdrop. Basically, the muscle that lifts your foot out of the way when you go to take a step is your tibialis anterior, so you need to free it, and anything that affects it. I d recommend you go to my Ankle Joint...

Joint Pain Relief: Knees, knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief
knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief, knee pain: Hello Bud, Sorry to hear about the knees. The good news is that I do think I there are things you can do all by yourself that will improve your situation. Most chronic structural pain in a body is caused by the shortening and tightening of tissue...

Joint Pain Relief: Hand/wrist/forearm pain, wrist pain relief, elbow pain relief
wrist pain relief, elbow pain relief, hand pain relief: Hello Ravi, Sorry to hear about all your pain issues. I do think I can offer you some helpful suggestions to get rid of your pain. The good news is that you can probably do a great deal to fix your issues yourself. And if your hands are unable to do...

Joint Pain Relief: Knee pain, knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief
knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief, knee pain: Hi Kerry, Sorry to hear about your knee pain. It sounds like it might be growing pains. Often times with teenagers your joints (especially knees and ankles) will hurt because you are growing so fast. If you go to my totally free website Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief,...

Joint Pain Relief: knee surgery, knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief
knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief, knee pain: Dear Mark, Sorry to hear about your knee issues. The good news is that I do think I can offer you some real help with your knees. I am not a surgeon, but I m pretty sure the answer to both of those questions from a surgeon is it depends. Everyone is...

Joint Pain Relief: knees, knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief
knee joint pain, knee joint pain relief, knee pain: Hello Bud, Sorry to hear about the meniscus. The good news is that the surgery is usually pretty successful in my experience, but is often takes a little while for you to get back to full use. The meniscus doesn t have any blood vessels that directly...

Joint Pain Relief: Shoulder pain, neck and shoulder pain, shoulder pain relief
neck and shoulder pain, shoulder pain relief: Hello KK, I m sorry to hear about the pain you ve had for the last three years. The good news is that I do think I can offer you some techniques that may help your shoulder, that you can do yourself, or have a friend help you with. First, it s important...

Joint Pain Relief: Tingling slight numbness in lower left trapezius,, middle back pain, mid back pain
middle back pain, mid back pain, pain in middle back: Dear Al, Sorry to hear about your pain/tingling issue. You do seem to be far ahead of most folks when it comes to understanding what is going on, so I do think there is a good chance I can show you how to fix yourself. I the picture you send you...

Joint Pain Relief: Calf Muscle Pain and Knee Joint Uneasiness, lower leg pain
lower leg pain: Kalyan, It sounds like you did your due diligence in searching for an answer. I commend you on your proactive approach. Based on the information you provided, here are my thoughts: (1) Degenerative joint disease (DJD) / osteoarthritis (OA) can certainly...

Joint Pain Relief: Elbow/hand pain, elbow joint pain, elbow pain
elbow joint pain, elbow pain, tennis elbow relief: Hi Ian, First, I m glad to hear the techniques helped you. And it s good to know that what you re doing at the gym is what seems to bring back some of the symptoms. I would notice where the muscle tension has returned after your visits to the gym and...

Joint Pain Relief: Rotated pelvis, lower back pain relief, lower back pain remedy
lower back pain relief, lower back pain remedy, lower left back pain: Hello Sara, I m sorry to hear about your pain. The good news is that I do think I can give you some things to do that will help and possibly eliminate your lower back pain, hip pain, etc. The first and most important thing to understand is that bones...

Joint Pain Relief: Sacroiliac joint pain and CRPS, sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain
sacroiliac joint pain, sacroilliac joint pain, s i joint pain: Hello Nell, I m not sure which of my SI join pain relief pages you ve seen, so just so we re clear, I have the main Sacroiliac Joint Pain Relief page, http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/sacroiliac-joint-pain-relief.html#.UwAVYEJdWFY where...

Joint Pain Relief: Hip hurts when lifting my leg sideways?
Hi Cristina, So sorry to hear you are having pain. After reading your description, here are my thoughts: 1. Since you are able to produce / reproduce the pain with a specific movement - it s likely a mechanical problem (versus a tumor). The motion causing...

Joint Pain Relief: Hip joint pain..., hip pain, hip pain relief
hip pain, hip pain relief, hip joint pain: Hello Cristina, It sounds to me like you have tight muscles in your hips and the areas around your hips that need to be released for your hip joint to work properly. Most tendonitis is caused by the shortening and tightening of tissue around joints....

Joint Pain Relief: Metatarsal Pain, foot pain relief, foot pain treatment
foot pain relief, foot pain treatment, plantar fasciitis: Hello Wiktor, Sorry to hear about your foot. It sounds like you could have a bone bruise or at minimum your foot has tightened the tissue around the injury to protect it while it heals. First, I would be icing your foot for 12 minutes at a time, multiple...

Joint Pain Relief: Need help, shoulder joint pain relief
shoulder joint pain relief: Hello Juan, If you have a repetitive stress injury to your shoulder, then this do it yourself shoulder joint pain relief page should do the trick, http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/shoulder-joint-pain-relief.html#.U0tP3uZdWFY Just follow...

Joint Pain Relief: Old Knees
Bud, It s likely going to take more than a couple of weeks to heal enough to participate in a sport like soccer. Depending on how extensive the tear was, how old the injury was, much the surgeon cleaned up , how quickly you heal (and a variety of other...

Joint Pain Relief: pain in middle of back, along the line of spinal cord., middle back pain, mid back pain
middle back pain, mid back pain, pain in middle back: Hello Sanjay, Without seeing you in person, your symptoms could be signs of a few different things. First and foremost, you might just have a really tight back that you may be able to fix yourself. If you go to my free website and do the techniques...

Joint Pain Relief: sacroilliitis
Hello Ali, You could do them everyday for a week to make sure they aren t working. Hopefully, I m incorrect and you will start to notice improvement. And if you ve already had steroid injections then I d recommend you go to these three websites,...

Joint Pain Relief: neck and shoulder and back pain, joint pain relief
joint pain relief: Hi Sharon, I m assuming you mean a book for all the techniques I show you on my website Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/ If that is your question, unfortunately the answer is no, I do not have a book...

Joint Pain Relief: Wrist Pain not going away, wrist pain relief, elbow pain relief
wrist pain relief, elbow pain relief, hand pain relief: Hello Jeremy, Sorry to hear about the wrist. Sometimes when you strain the ligaments in your wrist (ligaments connect bone to bone) it does take a while to heal, but 2 months is usually about what it takes. So, at this point I do think there are some...

Joint Pain Relief: finger pain, finger joint pain
finger joint pain: Hi Rick, Sorry to hear about the pain in your finger joints. I don t know what activities you do with your hands (computing, driving, weightlifting, etc.), but I m optimistic that you just have some tight tissue that is restricting the movement of those...

Joint Pain Relief: Problems with spine, joint pain relief, lower back pain relief
joint pain relief, lower back pain relief, knee joint pain relief: Hello Dion, Sorry to hear about all the cracking going on in your body. You are correct, ideally this wouldn t be happening to you at this age or any age. The good news is that there are basic things you can do that will most likely help the situation....

Joint Pain Relief: Problems with spine
Hi Dion, The cracking noise you hear is most likely benign (not anything to worry about) unless it is accompanied by pain or some type of dysfunction (i.e. if your back or knee locks up ). There are several reasons why this cracking noise might be...

Joint Pain Relief: Slow healer?, arthroscopic, knee
arthroscopic, knee, surgery: Hi Bud, Here are my thoughts (and don t get too mad at me for siding a bit with your wife on a couple of points!): 1. 10 weeks out from arthroscopic surgery is not (generally) long enough to allow for proper healing from the surgery. I tell my patients...

Joint Pain Relief: Thumb Pain, thumb joint pain relief, De Quervains Syndrome
thumb joint pain relief, De Quervains Syndrome: Hello Rose, My diy thumb joint pain relief page http://www.do-it-yourself-joint-pain-relief.com/thumb-joint-pain-relief.html would be fine to do with your De Quervain s It would only help or do nothing if you did give it a try. It would not make this...

Joint Pain Relief: coccyx or?, pelvic girdle pain relief
pelvic girdle pain relief: Hello Rosemary, It sounds like the muscles in your hips that attach to your sacrum are very tight and yanking on the nerves both on around your coccyx and the nerves that innervate the front of your pelvis. My free website Do-It-Yourself-Joint-Pain-Relief.com,...

Joint Pain Relief: finger
Based on your description I d strongly suggest you see a doctor - and preferably a Rheumatologist. It sounds like you may have a form of arthritis (there are several kinds - and without an exam and possibly the results of some blood tests it s not possible...

Joint Pain Relief: sacral pain and hip.also pinch in labia
Hi Rosemary, So sorry to hear about your pain and troubles! Based on your description the problem might well be a back problem with symptoms radiating into your leg. Since the problem is aggravated by positions (sitting on a hard surface) and walking...

Joint Pain Relief: shoulder/bicep pain
Hello Victoria, The “popping” just means the joint needs more space and freedom to function smoothly. So just keep releasing tight tissue and you should get to the place where there is no (or at least a lot less) popping. “Bursitis” is just short tight...

Jokes & Comedians: general, ramen noodles, middle act
ramen noodles, middle act, comedy club: Hi Water, How do you guys travel to different clubs? Generally we drive. Some of the more well-known names may fly, but for the huge majority of working comics, it s driving. Do you google directions and go? Google, Mapquest, et al didn t exist...

Jokes & Comedians: Improv Info?, pop culture history, food society
pop culture history, food society, decent knowledge: Hi Phoenix, Improve doesn t require intelligence so much as quick wit. You have to fast on your toes and be able to play off of any situation that s thrown your way. As for your second question; as we become more and more of a fast food society, and...

Jokes & Comedians: Rick Bryan- Stand-up comedian to be......., stand up comedian, stand up comedy
stand up comedian, stand up comedy, allexperts: Hi Rick, I get this question a lot and I ve got a standard response, which is available in the archives: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm So take a look at that and if it spurs you to any related questions or there are still...

Jokes & Comedians: funny orchestra conductor name, cirque du soleil, television
Jokes & Comedians: funny orchestra conductor name, cirque du soleil, television

Jokes & Comedians: fun talk, nobody smile, occasional joke
nobody smile, occasional joke, applause: Isaac -- It s good that you re thinking ahead about such a situation, because it s bound to happen once in a while. A fairly common approach, and one that I think works pretty well, is to be ready to make a joke *about* the lack of response to the original...

Jokes & Comedians: funny orchestra conductor name, victor borge, orchestra conductor
victor borge, orchestra conductor, physical comedy: John -- Thanks for the question -- an interesting one even though it s kind of out of my area of expertise. I didn t immediately recognize the act (or comedian). I tried some web searches with the details you provided and all I came up with was somebody...

Jokes & Comedians: Preacher role, pocket new testament, religious character
pocket new testament, religious character, kind of game: Sal -- I appreciate your desire to come up with a great character, but I m also wondering whether you may be (just possibly) over-thinking this a little bit. Unless the instructions you ve been given state otherwise, I m betting that the entertainment company...

Jokes & Comedians: Controlling nerves and how to make sure your not over doing it and copywrighted material, controlling nerves, performance anxiety
controlling nerves, performance anxiety, america s got talent: Hi Jennifer, When I m on stage I m fine but once I had forgotton what I was going to say and I got kinda scared and it showed. I did improv as best as I could and managed to keep going. How do you memorize everything and make it all flow even if you are...

Jokes & Comedians: a comedian problem, harvard dropout, self defeat
harvard dropout, self defeat, crazy things: Jesse, you re either funny or you re not. Joking around with friends is one thing, but actually building a rapport with an audience is a completely different ball game. You have to have timing, stamina, patience and the willingness to admit to yourself, Maybe...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting Started, open mic nights, open mic night
open mic nights, open mic night, resource pool: Hi Karla, In most cases, other local comics will point you in the right direction, possibly recommend you or give you the names of bookers they know. But that cuts both ways - if you ask them for help, it s their name that you re going to use, so they...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, allexperts, comedians
allexperts, comedians, jokes: Hi John, I get this question quite a bit. I d suggest looking at the following past answer I ve given and, if it sparks any additional questions, feel free to ask a follow-up. http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm Mat...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, allexperts, comedians
allexperts, comedians, comedian: Hi Cash, I get this question a lot and I ve got a standard response, which is available in the archives: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm So take a look at that and if it spurs you to any related questions or there are still...

Jokes & Comedians: comedy material, stand up comedian, stand up comedy
stand up comedian, stand up comedy, writing a term paper: Chelsea -- What a great question! I think you may already have the answer, even if you don t realize it. I have long been a funny guy with my friends, too. But you correctly observe that stand-up comedy is not the same thing as making funny comments...

Jokes & Comedians: What should I do??, voice training, voice classes
voice training, voice classes, speech: Jennifer -- I, too, believe that my voice is not one of my strong points, and I long for the radio-announcer voice that one of my friends has. (But I wish I were better-looking, too, and so I guess it s just one of those things I m going to live with.)...

Jokes & Comedians: memory, memory, ideas
memory, ideas, notes: leeroy -- [Sorry; you give no clue about how to properly capitalize your name] I know what you re talking about! In answer to your question: No, I don t think there s a really good way to remember these ideas that pop into one s head unexpectedly, apart...

Jokes & Comedians: about joke writing, double entendres, chris answer
double entendres, chris answer, cop shows: Chris -- It sounds like you re asking the right questions, but it s getting a little out of my area of experience, as I haven t done punchline-based material much. I would say that the observations you make (e.g., comedy is based on doing the opposite...

Jokes & Comedians: What's Funny or Offensive, true life experiences, comedians
true life experiences, comedians, laugh: Funny is funny. However, what comedians refer to as blue humor is what some may find offensive or controversial. If it makes people laugh, say it. Words alone hurt no one and are basically meaningless. And if they do, they probably shouldn t listen to them...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting 1st gig, gigs, audition
gigs, audition: Ed -- Thanks for the great question. It certainly sounds like you ve been approaching this whole thing very systematically, which is good. I don t have experience myself with getting a professional gig (i.e., at least being asked by somebody who doesn...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy, empty coke, blah blah
empty coke, blah blah, class clown: Brayden -- This question is a little out of my area, which has more to do with planned comedy than with opportunistic one-liners. However, I can identify with your situation in that I also am pretty fast with this sort of situational humor and it would...

Jokes & Comedians: Improve my speech., graphic memory, intelegence
graphic memory, intelegence, babysitting service: Class clowning is a good positive step. But stick with school, do your home work and keep up the confidence. Maybe one day you ll make it to the stage. I ll be looking forward to seeing ya. Good luck! If someone calls you names (including teachers and students...

Jokes & Comedians: Why don’t some comedians laugh about their jokes?, straight face, comedians
straight face, comedians, kinds of emotions: Anthony -- I m thinking that you are referring to the fact that some stage comedians deliver their jokes so that the audience laughs, but the comedian does not laugh along with them, instead keeping a straight face. I think this technique makes some...

Jokes & Comedians: Joke Writing, joke writing, timing
joke writing, timing, level of detail: Evan -- Sure, this makes sense. I think it s great that you re thinking about these practical matters. I should preface my response by saying that I have not done material that s structured into separate jokes, but I think I can give you some reasonable...

Jokes & Comedians: about writing and performing, distinctive attitude, motivation of employees
distinctive attitude, motivation of employees, public speakers: Chris -- Yes! In fact, I think everyone who works effectively with groups (comedians, teachers, public speakers, managers) has something in common with an actor -- not always in the sense that a prewritten script is being followed, but definitely in the...

Jokes & Comedians: comediands, straight face, comedians
straight face, comedians, comedian: Thijs -- This is an interesting question. It s always nice to be excited about one s own work, and so if a comedian laughs about his or her own material while sitting at home preparing it, that s probably a good thing. Whether this laughter should occur...

Jokes & Comedians: preparing for first open mic, liquid courage, open mic
liquid courage, open mic, comedian: Alex -- I apologize for the delay in my response. You pose an interesting set of questions. I doubt that they are completely uncommon. As far as how to turn your notebook of ideas (and it s great that you have written your ideas down!) into a decent-sounding...

Jokes & Comedians: sarcasm, sarcastic wit, stand up comedy
sarcastic wit, stand up comedy, unfair life: Chris -- This is an interesting question, because I think that, for most people, sarcasm doesn t require a lot of brainpower. You do need to have reasonable powers of observation. For example, if you look at a friend s class schedule and notice that it...

Jokes & Comedians: understatement, maximum effect, sarcasm
maximum effect, sarcasm, understatement: Chris -- I d say that understatements are generally a particular form of sarcasm, although it is possible to deliver understatements while pretending that you don t realize they re understatements. This isn t a form of humor that I use myself, so I...

Jokes & Comedians: Controlling nerves, controlling nerves, willing friends
controlling nerves, willing friends, test audience: Mark -- I think it s great that you are determined to give this a try despite your concerns that it might be uncomfortable for you. I can think of a couple of ways to go with this situation. One option would be just to head out to some kind of open-mic...

Jokes & Comedians: Is being a stand up comic worth doing, stand up comedian, singing telegrams
stand up comedian, singing telegrams, party clown: Stephen -- Thanks for an interesting question. I think that, indirectly, this question is at the root of many questions people send me, but you ve gotten right to it. I should first mention that the job you re asking about is not a job that I ve done...

Jokes & Comedians: Subjects for humor columns, replacement iron, humor columns
replacement iron, humor columns, canyon news: How about observations? Look for what you find funny or ironic in daily life and write short bits. Nothing cheesy or too heady. You can even do short vignettes. Here s an example of something I ve written: THE MAN WHO LOST SOME ETC. Seems there was an...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started in stand up, answer sections, plethera
Jokes & Comedians: getting started in stand up, answer sections, plethera, comedy

Jokes & Comedians: getting started in stand up, close observation, good jokes
close observation, good jokes, side splitters: Matt -- I think that going right from joking around with friends to the stage of a comedy club is probably not the way to go, partly because you might get heckled but even more because you would probably not put on a very good show. (Q: What s worse than...

Jokes & Comedians: what about 32 ?, sam kinison, professional comedian
sam kinison, professional comedian, old dude: Joe -- It hasn t been my goal to be a professional comedian, but I started doing serious work with it at about the age you are. I m really thinking that age isn t a big factor in getting started. If you ve read my other answers, you may know that I advocate...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy, writing, preparation
writing, preparation: Louis -- This is a good question, and I suspect that different people would have quite different answers to it. I think it s important to realize that being funny in conversation and writing for comedy are two very different things. Much of our conversational...

Jokes & Comedians: Capitol Steps, song parodies, song parody
song parodies, song parody, capitol steps: David -- Good question. This one is actually addressed on the Steps FAQ page (http://www.capsteps.com/about/faq.html), where they say that they don t take songs written outside the group and give a reason why. But I think it s great that you ve been doing...

Jokes & Comedians: Best time to start off, open mic event, professional critics
open mic event, professional critics, adult performers: Ryan -- This is an interesting question. Most people wonder how quickly they can move through various stages in developing their talents, but you re phrasing this question with the idea (I think) that it might not be in your best interests to rush things...

Jokes & Comedians: comedic personna, facial expressions, best bet
facial expressions, best bet, comedians: Chris -- It sounds as if you ve already been doing the main thing that I recommend, which is to study the work of other comedians you admire. I would suspect, however, that more than just words are involved for many good comedians. The words are important,...

Jokes & Comedians: Multiple PERSONA-lity, internet version, rookies
Jokes & Comedians: Multiple PERSONA-lity, internet version, rookies, myspace

Jokes & Comedians: Multiple PERSONA-lity, zach galifianakis, open mic night
zach galifianakis, open mic night, mike epps: Jarel Jimmy -- Thanks for the interesting questions. I ll tell you right away that I am personally more comfortable with a performer who has some sort of predictable pattern, even if he would also be described as out there. One could even be unpredictable...

Jokes & Comedians: Reworking Material & Your Audience, bad joke, initial decision
bad joke, initial decision, interesting questions: Jarel Jimmy -- Thanks for your questions. I m only going to tackle one of them directly, the one about telling the difference between a bad joke or the wrong audience, although clearly the questions are closely related. Probably my first thought when...

Jokes & Comedians: Joke Help, classroom educator, brian regan
classroom educator, brian regan, commics: TJ -- I apologize for the delay in my response -- I must have missed the first notification of your question, but the AllExperts system has now sent me a reminder. I m impressed at what you have thought through already. I ll see if I can add some more...

Jokes & Comedians: more specifically about writing, writing jokes
writing jokes: Chris -- I think the most important part of what you write in your question is that you have some sort of a plan for how you re going to approach your writing. I haven t thought of the particular plan you describe before now, but it seems like a great idea....

Jokes & Comedians: Observation, youth soccer team, everyday situation
youth soccer team, everyday situation, alternative version: Tommy -- It s definitely true that many jokes are based on unique observations made about everyday situations. These work well because the audience is already familiar with the situation (since it s an everyday situation) and it remains only for the humorist...

Jokes & Comedians: Bill Cosby, bill cosby fan, funny fellow
bill cosby fan, funny fellow, comedy albums: Lila -- Thanks for the question (not stupid, and you provide a lot of detailed information to get started with). I don t recognize the routine that you describe, but the album is Bill Cosby Is A Very Funny Fellow Right! . I looked at a listing of the...

Jokes & Comedians: Careers in Political Satire, examples of satire, political satire
examples of satire, political satire, colbert report: Brian -- Thanks for your question. I have to say that I ve never really thought about how one might select a course of study for this purpose (usually, people aren t thinking so long-term), but I ll try working backwards from what I think you might find...

Jokes & Comedians: Careers in Political Satire, neuro linguistic programming, political satire
Jokes & Comedians: Careers in Political Satire, neuro linguistic programming, political satire, colbert report

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy Writing Rules, structure rules, moderate rate
structure rules, moderate rate, flips: Jarel -- I ll give two rules, but they really only apply to the spoonerism-based comedy that I ve done myself: (1) The underlying story needs to be something the audience is pretty familiar with, or else they won t be able to follow what s going on and...

Jokes & Comedians: Improv in StandUp, unexpected situations, heckler
unexpected situations, heckler, improv: Jarel -- Both are important, just for different reasons. Nobody who performs a lot comes up with a fresh set of material for each audience, so most (almost all) of your routine is going to be stuff you ve done lots of times before. As you do it over and...

Jokes & Comedians: Where do I begin?, time liz, initial move
time liz, initial move, limiting factor: Liz -- It s great that you want to pursue your goal of performing. No doubt you have discovered that being 16 can be a limiting factor right now, but I also think that it has some advantages. You might not be able to perform at a bar as easily, but there...

Jokes & Comedians: How to deal with other comics?, stand up comedy, jay leno
stand up comedy, jay leno, professional networking: Thomas -- It sounds like you re thinking about this in a reasonable way. It s probably good to be open to those who are also open, but a bit self-protective in terms of not getting your hopes up excessively for relationships that might not develop. You...

Jokes & Comedians: my jokes, right at the time, time hope
Jokes & Comedians: my jokes, right at the time, time hope, heat of the moment

Jokes & Comedians: my jokes, audience reaction, funny joke
audience reaction, funny joke, open mic: Mike -- I ve never really thought of this situation from the angle that you take in your question, but I think I do recognize the phenomenon. I suppose this can happen from seeds of self-doubt growing over time, or perhaps because preparation and rehearsal...

Jokes & Comedians: Copyrighting material, comedian, good question
comedian, good question, copyright law: Mike -- Good question. Copyright is something that we ve all heard about but I think most of us aren t sure exactly what it is or how it works. Fortunately, there s actually some really good information about U.S. copyright law and procedures at www.copyright.gov,...

Jokes & Comedians: comedy, comedian, accomplishment
comedian, accomplishment, audiences: Danny -- Thanks for an interesting question. My observation of various careers (my own as well as those of others close to me) is that just about anything has its benefits as well as some drawbacks. So, I m thinking that being a comedian is just about as...

Jokes & Comedians: More funny, good sense of humor, computer troubles
good sense of humor, computer troubles, thanks for your patience: Carissa -- I apologize for the delay in my response and hope that you received the explanatory message I asked for AllExperts to relay to you. I had some computer troubles and am only now on the air again. Thanks for your patience. So, on to your question......

Jokes & Comedians: Sharing your thoughts with other comics...., finding my way, thought processes
finding my way, thought processes, bad advice: Danny -- I think you re asking a good question, and probably one that applies in lots of situations in life. My perspective would be that you can be helpful to other people without hurting your own position, and helpfulness now often pays back later (though...

Jokes & Comedians: Comics who make it and comics who don't...., comedy book, luck factor
comedy book, luck factor, substantial component: Mike -- This is an interesting question, even if the answer to why some make it and some don t ultimately turns out to be Who knows? One could probably ask the same question (and perhaps arrive at the same answer) for artists and performers of any...

Jokes & Comedians: nervous, standup comedian, volunteer position
standup comedian, volunteer position, open mic: Kaden -- It s great that you want to do something more with your skills and talents at humor. And it s scary (I know!) to think of attempting something official that is unfamiliar and which risks disappointment to some degree. But that doesn t mean that...

Jokes & Comedians: can't remember a joke---only punchline, greatest invention, cold things
Jokes & Comedians: can't remember a joke---only punchline, greatest invention, cold things, best invention

Jokes & Comedians: can't remember a joke---only punchline, thermos bottle, google search
thermos bottle, google search, square brackets: Jan -- I was able to find several potential answers by doing a Google search for [ how do it know joke] (including the quotation marks but not the square brackets). You can do the search yourself to see if you recognize the joke you re thinking of. The...

Jokes & Comedians: "Your in the barrel", dirty joke, square brackets
dirty joke, square brackets, google: Jason -- This is a reference to a classic (and somewhat unpleasant, I find) dirty joke. I m going to decline to relate the joke here, but you can read about it by doing a Google (or your favorite) search for [joke your turn in the barrel]. (Don t type the...

Jokes & Comedians: Corporate comedy question, corporate comedy, volunteer appreciation
corporate comedy, volunteer appreciation, employee volunteer: Sammy -- This is an interesting question. I think you re probably already ahead of the game in that you understand that a corporation isn t going to want to book an unknown and risk a flop for their big customer meeting. The corporation has money and can...

Jokes & Comedians: sense of humor, fast food restaurant, volunteer job
fast food restaurant, volunteer job, communicating with groups: Jack -- Thanks for your good question. I think it is sometimes difficult when other people seem to be able to exhibit a sense of humor in groups very easily. I know that in school I was very shy in social situations and it made it hard for me to find anything...

Jokes & Comedians: Writing comedy, comedian, listeners
Jokes & Comedians: Writing comedy, comedian, listeners, sake

Jokes & Comedians: Writing comedy, writing jokes, professional comedy
writing jokes, professional comedy, writing comedy: Brandon -- Thanks for your message, and I apologize for the delay in my response. You express a very common and important problem -- lots of us who are funny in a spontaneous way have no idea how to plan out a comedy routine. But the fact that you have...

Jokes & Comedians: writing a joke by starting at the punchline, free resources, joke
Jokes & Comedians: writing a joke by starting at the punchline, free resources, joke, education

Jokes & Comedians: writing a joke by starting at the punchline, doug stanhope, stand up comedy
doug stanhope, stand up comedy, short jokes: Jason -- Thanks for your message, and I apologize for the delay in my response (wasn t due to a problem with what you asked -- just my life getting too busy!). This is a good question. I don t have experience with writing the punchline-type jokes that...

Jokes & Comedians: Creative/Witty Comebacks, witty comebacks, best friend in the world
witty comebacks, best friend in the world, group counseling: Rosana -- Thanks for the interesting question. I think I have a good idea of what you re talking about, as I, too, imagine all the witty things I could say to deftly manage such situations -- if only I could think of them and were far more assertive than...

Jokes & Comedians: Creative/Witty Comebacks, freak out, panhandlers
Jokes & Comedians: Creative/Witty Comebacks, freak out, panhandlers, aggressive defense

Jokes & Comedians: Reference, ymca dance, google
ymca dance, google, missing the point: James -- Thanks for your question. I would guess that the point is that it s playing off of the YMCA dance. (Google [YMCA dance] if you re not familiar with this.) Whether this makes it funny is probably subject to individual interpretation. -- To...

Jokes & Comedians: Trouble with joke wording, punchline, one liners
punchline, one liners, messes: Jason -- Thanks for your question. Honestly, I don t see anything wrong with the version of the joke that you wrote. All you need to do is add a few years of experience, a supportive TV host, and an audience and laugh track -- and you d look just as...

Jokes & Comedians: Finding the line., famous comedians, student evaluations
famous comedians, student evaluations, drawing the line: Chris -- Thanks for your good question. One thing that I ve come to believe about humor is that there is no humor without risk. The reason (I think) is that an inherent part of the humorous effect is that the person trying to be funny is going out on a...

Jokes & Comedians: I have a few uncertainties about comedy and stand up comedy?
Dan -- Thanks for your message and good questions. It sounds to me like you ve done some important things already: (a) You ve prepared and refined your material, realizing that standup is not the same thing as being spontaneously funny with your friends....

Jokes & Comedians: Stand up
Chris -- Thanks for your message. It can sometimes be hard to move from the planning phase to the point where you consider your routine final (or at least ready to go). You probably have had the experience of every time you go over your routine again,...

Jokes & Comedians: IS 25 TO OLD TO BREAK INTO COMEDY, freaks of nature, colonel sanders
freaks of nature, colonel sanders, comedy clubs: Tyrone, Thanks for the question. You are absolutely not too old to get into stand-up. Sure, there are freaks of nature like Chappelle and Bill Hicks who started in their early teens, but the dynamics of modern comedy mean that most people start at about...

Jokes & Comedians: 3 the magic number, rule of threes, matt macdonald
rule of threes, matt macdonald, intense fight: Well the main rule in comedy is the rule of threes meaning things are funny in threes. So when telling a joke you would say Something, something and something the third something being the punchline. or you tell a select joke three times the third time...

Jokes & Comedians: 35th birthday ideas, 35th birthday ideas, noun phrases
35th birthday ideas, noun phrases, mad lib: Sally -- This sounds like a clever idea and, especially in an election year, it should offer lots of possibilities. I m just brainstorming here, but if you and your guests are up to some pre-party effort, you could consider generating slogans in the...

Jokes & Comedians: Advice on starting out as a comedian, professional comedian, stand up comedy
professional comedian, stand up comedy, compliments: Im am sorry but I have not spent qulifcations in being a comedian i just try to be funny and if i am not up to certian standards i just say that i am not your type of comidan and add a joke to it. Mostly if they dont like one, they wont like them all...

Jokes & Comedians: Age & comedy, overnight success story, overnight successes
overnight success story, overnight successes, bar tab: Just dont give up your day job. There should be alot of workshops in your area. Not just in comedy, but in acting. Also your local clubs should have an amatuer night (usually Monday night). It takes a while to find your routine and style. But who knows.........

Jokes & Comedians: Amount of material & re-using a set, worthy material, conversion rate
worthy material, conversion rate, five minutes: Brian, On average, or for you, how many minutes of new material can a comic, or can you create per year or month. Well, I wrote a lot - I probably had about five minutes of what I considered test worthy material per week. In other words, material...

Jokes & Comedians: advice, little scarry, female comedians
little scarry, female comedians, shock value: Taking the perverbial plunge for me wasn t hard. I had done theater and such, so I was used to being in front of audiences. Though stand up crowds aren t always as polite as the theater going types. Now, as far as being a female comic, my advice to you would...

Jokes & Comedians: Beginners mistakes, matt mcdonald, comedy scene
matt mcdonald, comedy scene, audience reaction: Adam, Thanks for the kind comments and good feedback. I m glad I gave you some information that seemed helpful. As to your follow-up question regarding the identity of a particular comic, I m afraid it doesn t ring a bell. There was a time, back in...

Jokes & Comedians: Bill Cosby, old weird harold, ghost dad
old weird harold, ghost dad, jello pudding pop: Dear Kristie: Bill s most famous character is Fat Albert. Hey, hey, hey . . . it s Faaaaaaat Albert. He s also famous for the Jello Pudding Pop commercials. He used to (early years) talk all the time about himself and his brother, Russell (who used...

Jokes & Comedians: Boston Comedy Open Mics, chicago sun times, open mics
chicago sun times, open mics, boston comedy: Ramy, Thanks for the question. I must have mislinked in that prior answer. I don t remember where I looked to get the list of open mic in Boston for that specific answer. But, I can give you a couple of links that will be open mics for all of Massachusetts....

Jokes & Comedians: How do I become a comdeian?, inner dialogue, new jokes
inner dialogue, new jokes, material development: I really want to be a comedian, what kind of research do comedians do for jokes, and etc? Other information would be great, thnks! what kind of research do comedians do for jokes, and etc? It depends on what you would consider research. Many comics...

Jokes & Comedians: how to become a comedian, becoming a comedian, open mic night
becoming a comedian, open mic night, comedy nights: Nicola, Hi, It s likely you re going to face a problem that I had to deal with too: you re too young to legally get into most places where comedy is performed. That s the first thing you need to work out – how are you going to get in the venue to perform...

Jokes & Comedians: The beginings, rundle mall, raw comedy
rundle mall, raw comedy, blackout period: Tom, I really don t know what to tell you as far as the mall gig. Personally, I wouldn t touch it with a ten foot pole. I d be willing to bet it will be a painful experience. Comedy, in my experience, doesn t work as a street art unless it s largely...

Jokes & Comedians: best way to get a persona, innate interest, audience members
innate interest, audience members, bill hicks: JJ, What would you say is the best way to get your persona I can t tell you how to get one, because persona is a very nebulous and poorly defined thing, making it difficult to talk about. Basically, to understand a persona, I think a good exercise...

Jokes & Comedians: where to buy, capitol steps, tax cuts
capitol steps, tax cuts, good luck: Morgan -- Aren t they great? When you get your CD, I think you ll find not only that it s entertaining to listen to repeatedly, but also that you ll catch some jokes built into the lyrics that you hadn t caught the first times you listened. I have never...

Jokes & Comedians: Capitol Steps - Spoonerism based comedy, minute monologue, flip word
minute monologue, flip word, word pairs: Steve -- I can give you my summary rules for creating a good piece of this type; since you ve got experience, I m hoping these will make sense: 1) It s best if your story line is something that everyone knows. If you have a politically aware group...

Jokes & Comedians: Capitol Steps, political spectrum, terrific group
political spectrum, terrific group, talented folks: Judith -- Aren t they great? I think it s fascinating to see how they can poke fun at everybody across the political spectrum and most of the time seem to be right on, whether you re a supporter of their current target or not. I ve never looked into...

Jokes & Comedians: Career in comedy, becoming a comedian, stand ups
becoming a comedian, stand ups, open mic: Kyle - 1) Becoming a comedian as a kid doesn t really help because you have to be 21 to get into the clubs. 2) The best education to be a comedian is life. Talk about what you know in life, what you experience. I talk about how my dad beat with a belt...

Jokes & Comedians: Characteristics of amateur comic, stand up comedian, stand up comics
stand up comedian, stand up comics, stand up comedy: Joseph, I m not sure I can quantify it, but if I had to guess, I d say it breaks about 60%-70% of successful stand-up comics are naturally funny and the other 40% are more like myself in that they are funny at times and not at others. Now, let me say...

Jokes & Comedians: Christian comedy writing, christian comedy, dear tom
christian comedy, dear tom, capitol steps: Ivan -- This isn t something that I have direct knowledge about, but my experience learning to write and perform a particular type of comedy that I enjoyed was that it was valuable to study the work of people I admired. I guess that s not really a surprising...

Jokes & Comedians: The College Circuit, bookers, club owner
bookers, club owner, video tapes: I go about getting bookings several ways. First off I do it all myself. No manager to take a cut. Though, if you have a good one, the ten - fifteen percent is worth it. I have a list of club owners, one night bookers, college bookers, and corporate bookers...

Jokes & Comedians: College or Second City?, ohio university in athens ohio, sketch comedy
ohio university in athens ohio, sketch comedy, chicago comedy: Alex, I really can t provide you with an answer because we re all different when it comes to risk and all that it entails. All I can do is to provide my opinion. For one thing, my subjective experience is that once you leave college, it s very difficult...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedian pay, gas and food, travel 200
gas and food, travel 200, c level: Brian, Pay issues are very dicey because there are a lot of factors in play. As you ve already noted, there s the issue of what level of room you re working in: A, B or C? Who are you working for? Some bookers pay better than others, and they tend to increase...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedic Questions to Ask Individuals in a Crowd, adult side, funny answers
adult side, funny answers, funny questions: Hi Rod, Thanks for the question. Never had a similar one before. First of all, be forewarned that this is a potential minefield of problems, because you never know who s going to be offended by what. The bride and groom may be very open personally,...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy, dirty acts, act comedy
dirty acts, act comedy, one of my best friends: Devin, If you get a second copy of this response, I apologize - I thought I sent you an answer yesterday, but it isn t showing up in my list, so I m not sure if I sent you a response or just thought I did. *** In my experience, there is no perfect...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy, seperate issues, sketch comedy
seperate issues, sketch comedy, manageable chunks: Ibrahim, Well, there are really a couple of questions here. Wherever possible, I m going to give you links to answers I ve given in the past. That makes it easier for me, and it ll also allow you to take things in manageable chunks, rather than having...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy/Stage Fright, internal feelings, comedy stage
internal feelings, comedy stage, stage fright: Sam -- Sorry for the delay in answering your question; the original e-mail must have gotten lost but the system has now automatically called my attention to it. I m going to take the perspective that whatever you do for a living, it should be something...

Jokes & Comedians: Comedy styles, improv class, stand up comics
improv class, stand up comics, comedic actor: Koren, Thanks for the question. It s interesting - I can t think of anybody I knew that did both improv and stand-up who I would say was equally as good at both, or equally as successful. I think it comes down to which one you do first. I knew...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand Up Comedy, joke lists, sarcastic wit
joke lists, sarcastic wit, memory issues: Chris, Sorry for the delay in my response - I forgot to bring my power pack home this weekend for my laptop, so I had limited juice. Most new people struggle with memory issues - and not simply because they have a poor memory to begin with. There s...

Jokes & Comedians: career info, stand up comedians, open mic night
stand up comedians, open mic night, carrot top: Ok, here goes. 1. To be honest with you, people laugh at everything. Just not the same people. What works for one group of people will not work with another. I would tell you to work with what you think is funny. Carve out your nitch that way, and than...

Jokes & Comedians: christian comedy, open mic nights, christian comedian
open mic nights, christian comedian, target audience: Chauncey, Not to be flippant, but I am definitely not the right guy to talk to about this. I am about as far from a Christian comic as one could possibly get, so I don’t have any real insight into how getting into that circuit would work. I think your...

Jokes & Comedians: comedian/actress, matt macdonald, how to tell a joke
matt macdonald, how to tell a joke, marlo: Hiya Marlo. First things first. You need to ease up on the Fame or Bust idea because people don t necessarily like that attitude. Its great to have these aspirations and you should defiantly take the steps to get where you want to be. BUT you have to take...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand up comedian Ben Bailey., american comedian, bet
american comedian, bet: Euan, I m not sure if this is the Ben Bailey you re thinking of, but he s got the same name and he is a stand-up comic, so it seems like a good bet: http://www.therealbenbailey.com/. If it s him, he does have a CD: http://www.therealbenbailey.com/CD%20Page.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: comedian's identity, answer asap, flip wilson
answer asap, flip wilson, google: Mary -- Well, I sure didn t know the answer to this myself, but I think I can point you to enough evidence to win your bet. Go to Google (for example) and search for [ pastor of the church of what s happening now flip wilson ] (everything inside, but...

Jokes & Comedians: comedian material, new comers, comedy sites
new comers, comedy sites, john moyer: Kathy - It really depends on the comedian. Most comedians write their own stuff, but there are some that buy material. The ones who buy are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Usually its brand new comedians who have no act and cant write yet, so the buy. (Or...

Jokes & Comedians: comedian's name, rimmed glasses, rest thanks
rimmed glasses, rest thanks, medium height: Mark -- Sorry for the delay in my response. I read the message and wanted to think about it to see if I could come up with anything. No luck so far, however. You give a great description, but it just doesn t ring a bell. I wonder if there might be a...

Jokes & Comedians: comedian's name, john pinette, louis anderson
john pinette, louis anderson, john candy: Dear Kar: The only really big comedian with a whiny voice that parts his hair to one side I m coming up with who s been in movies and on Letterman (and others) is John Pinette out of Boston (or, of course, Louis Anderson out of Minnesota, currently hosting...

Jokes & Comedians: comedy, stand up comedy, comedy routines
stand up comedy, comedy routines, tape recorders: Megan, Megan, Get yourself a small tape recorder or a small notebook and keep this with you at all times. I used a notebook because I was self-conscious about waiting in line at a McDonald s and suddenly speaking into a tape recorder. Tape recorders...

Jokes & Comedians: stand up comedy, blackout period, open mics
blackout period, open mics, allexperts: Matt, Did I ever send you an answer to this question? I don t remember it at all. For a while (Most of June and July) I wasn t getting anything from AllExperts. This has apparently been corrected and I was just looking at my profile and realized your message...

Jokes & Comedians: The comedy biz, open mic night, comedy club
open mic night, comedy club, stage fright: I thought I answered this a few days ago, well I did, but I guess it never went through. Doing stand up is different for everybody and how I write and what I think is funny would be completely different from what somebody else thinks. So, if you already have...

Jokes & Comedians: comedy writing techniques, standup comedian, comedy writing
standup comedian, comedy writing, woody allen: Frankie, I do not consciously write jokes with misdirection, etc. in mind. Those are just tools - you have to know how and when to use them. Typically, I ll write a joke and then, if I think it needs a little something extra, I might tinker with it and...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand-up comedy, open mic nights, manteca ca
open mic nights, manteca ca, blank slate: Tom, Not really. Open mic nights are basically about learning how to perform and how to write good material. So really, there s no secret to getting better as a performer - you just have to get more stage time in order to learn how to perform naturally....

Jokes & Comedians: constipated, mathematician, ely
mathematician, ely, accountant: Hey Stephen, Q. Well, did you hear about the constipated accountant? A. He couldn t budget. Q. Did you hear about the constipated composer? A. He couldn t finish the last movement. Q. Did you hear about the constipated mathematician? A. He worked...

Jokes & Comedians: conversion process, crowd response, jerry seinfeld
crowd response, jerry seinfeld, first timers: Devon, The only way to know whether a joke is good or not is to do it on-stage. You can test it on friends and acquaintances, etc. but that s not usually a good barometer. You just have to accept that some jokes are going to fail and that you re going...

Jokes & Comedians: Debate, ok cupid, boarding school in england
ok cupid, boarding school in england, cencorship: Try this... In an about house... some faces house bitter faces about the face off against Facebook in this house... Facebook retaliates with housing bitter grudge against the house. Bitter faces and bitter grudges are refusing to negotiate. However, bitter...

Jokes & Comedians: Doug Anthony All Stars, doug anthony all stars, daas
doug anthony all stars, daas, mosh: The best place to buy, swap, sell or auction almost anything DAAS is at the MOSH website. The address is http://mosh.server101.com/cgi/ib3/ikonboard.cgi. This is an Australian based site so the people you will be buying and selling from will most likely...

Jokes & Comedians: diving into the amateur pool, amateur pool, gastrointestinal tract
amateur pool, gastrointestinal tract, downtown motel: Doug, No, comics don t have to start young - I mean, it certainly helps, but it s not a requirement. You gain certain big advantages in youth, for example it s easier to live the comedy lifestyle if you re not married, have kids, have a career , etc....

Jokes & Comedians: donuts and policeman, root idea, victor victor
root idea, victor victor, television character: Victor -- This is a reference to an American standing joke (stereotype) that police officers spend much of their time sitting around in donut shops. I think the root idea is that many police officers don t have much to do (because crime is infrequent) or...

Jokes & Comedians: Eye contact, sour puss, stage lighting
sour puss, stage lighting, open mic: Dan, Unfortunately, you ve asked a question that I m probably not fit to answer. My biggest problem in performance was looking at the crowd – I never did it well (or at all according to some of my friends). But here goes. There is one rule you might...

Jokes & Comedians: everday humor, late night talk show hosts, talk show hosts
late night talk show hosts, talk show hosts, late night talk show: Peter, You can sell your ideas to stand-up comics and the like, but you can t just walk in off the street and do it. Most comics buy jokes either from professional joke writers or other comics – they don t exactly advertise “I buy jokes” in the local paper....

Jokes & Comedians: First Stage Performance, important decisions, stage performance
important decisions, stage performance, first performance: Kala, First of all, it s really important that you read this whole thing, because you ve given me a lot to think about and there are a lot of points I want to make and a lot of things I considered that you should too. So make sure to read this whole thing,...

Jokes & Comedians: First time, decent jokes, stand up comedy
decent jokes, stand up comedy, funny ways: Alex -- What a great question! I, too, am a funny guy but didn t know anything about stand-up comedy the first time I tried. I m still not sure I d say I know much about it, but I ll share a few ideas anyway: * I started as a fan of one group s form...

Jokes & Comedians: Funniest Joke, sam kinnison, shecky greene
sam kinnison, shecky greene, henny youngman: Funniest comic I ever heard was Sam Kinnison. Funniest clean comic was Shecky Greene. Funniest joke depends on the mood I m in. Most consistently funny joke is any Henny Youngman one-liner. Q: Why do Jewish divorces cost so much money? A: Because...

Jokes & Comedians: IS 25 TO OLD TO BREAK INTO COMEDY, new perspective, creative arts
Jokes & Comedians: IS 25 TO OLD TO BREAK INTO COMEDY, new perspective, creative arts, comedians

Jokes & Comedians: Advice on starting out as a comedian, rosie o donald, blast material
Jokes & Comedians: Advice on starting out as a comedian, rosie o donald, blast material, jerry seinfeld

Jokes & Comedians: how to become a comedian, good luck man, comedians
Jokes & Comedians: how to become a comedian, good luck man, comedians, mirror

Jokes & Comedians: Comedian pay, pple, mics
Jokes & Comedians: Comedian pay, pple, mics, comedian

Jokes & Comedians: career info, cereal boxes, clang
Jokes & Comedians: career info, cereal boxes, clang, giraffe

Jokes & Comedians: christian comedy, andrew dice clay, clay material
Jokes & Comedians: christian comedy, andrew dice clay, clay material, joel osteen

Jokes & Comedians: comedian's name, arnold stang, comedian
Jokes & Comedians: comedian's name, arnold stang, comedian

Jokes & Comedians: Stand-up comedy, stage fright, focus group
Jokes & Comedians: Stand-up comedy, stage fright, focus group, rigidity

Jokes & Comedians: constipated, ruler, a3
Jokes & Comedians: constipated, ruler, a3, a2

Jokes & Comedians: Improv in Columbus, second city chicago, pale imitations
Jokes & Comedians: Improv in Columbus, second city chicago, pale imitations, tim lucas

Jokes & Comedians: identify a comedian, bolt action rifle, ron shock
Jokes & Comedians: identify a comedian, bolt action rifle, ron shock, attempted suicide

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes, burps, grasshopper
Jokes & Comedians: Jokes, burps, grasshopper, grasshoppers

Jokes & Comedians: Looking for the Name of a Stand-up comedian, brian regan, 5 mins
Jokes & Comedians: Looking for the Name of a Stand-up comedian, brian regan, 5 mins, google

Jokes & Comedians: Need a good joke..., funny text messages
Jokes & Comedians: Need a good joke..., funny text messages

Jokes & Comedians: name of Stand Up comedian, hold breath, dramatic pause
Jokes & Comedians: name of Stand Up comedian, hold breath, dramatic pause, red hair

Jokes & Comedians: the next step, oppertunity, recruiter
Jokes & Comedians: the next step, oppertunity, recruiter, gigs

Jokes & Comedians: old joke, out of the blue, joke
Jokes & Comedians: old joke, out of the blue, joke, elephant

Jokes & Comedians: popular poem, way to go home, poem
Jokes & Comedians: popular poem, way to go home, poem

Jokes & Comedians: salaries, open mics, comedy night
Jokes & Comedians: salaries, open mics, comedy night, open mic

Jokes & Comedians: song title
Jokes & Comedians: song title

Jokes & Comedians: Getting started in improv., profit organization whose goal, old dogs
Jokes & Comedians: Getting started in improv., profit organization whose goal, old dogs, improv festival

Jokes & Comedians: trouble with jokes, great paragraphs
Jokes & Comedians: trouble with jokes, great paragraphs

Jokes & Comedians: Writing jokes, crazy guy, stand up
Jokes & Comedians: Writing jokes, crazy guy, stand up, monetary concerns

Jokes & Comedians: Writing/Selling Comedy Material, jay leno, record labels
Jokes & Comedians: Writing/Selling Comedy Material, jay leno, record labels, nbc

Jokes & Comedians: who are they, cleaning balls, dirty mind
Jokes & Comedians: who are they, cleaning balls, dirty mind, jeb

Jokes & Comedians: finding a joke, doctor jokes, funny joke
doctor jokes, funny joke, doctors office: Hey Heidi, I will give you a bunch of doctor jokes and maybe one or all of them will suit what you need. So a guy goes to a doctors office and says So Doc...How long have I got to live? The doctor says Five Five what? Four...three... A guy...

Jokes & Comedians: foul language, dirty language, blah blah
dirty language, blah blah, red buttons: Stan, Your mom, and everybody else, has a right to their opinion but when you get right down to it it s the comic s act, it s the comic s success or failure, etc. So the short answer is this: let everybody have their opinion and tell you whatever they...

Jokes & Comedians: friends think I'm a hoot, comedy friends, comedy act
comedy friends, comedy act, friendship circle: Mark, Hi. I think I need to warn you right up front that there s some harsh reality buried in what you re about to read. I apologize if it upsets you or makes you angry – but your question really hits on a problematic area, which can t be addressed...

Jokes & Comedians: funny jokes, spencer bread pudding, tiramisu dessert
spencer bread pudding, tiramisu dessert, cough medicine: Hey David, I do find those things funny. Some of them are good and I ve heard them before. Poop jokes? Hmm... Seeing as you like lists, this is a list of types of dumps. WARNING! THE FOLLOWING IS DISGUSTING READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! The...

Jokes & Comedians: is this funny or sick (true answer please)?, hensel twins, twisted humor
hensel twins, twisted humor, christian humor: Hi Faye, First off I am not a christian comedian. I am a jew. Second yes this is for the sick twisted jokes :D In regards to your site, I personally think its hilarious. And yes, by god yes, it is definetely sick and twisted. But I m not sure...

Jokes & Comedians: How to be funny, comedy stage, stage experience
comedy stage, stage experience, few suggestions: Garret, I don t know if you re just asking because you want to be funnier in day-to-day life or if you mean this in the confines of trying to do stand-up comedy, but I have some opinions in either case. The short answer is no. In my opinion, you re...

Jokes & Comedians: General information, open mic nights, comedy clubs
open mic nights, comedy clubs, comedy club: Jim, Welcome to the addiction. Your life is about to take a radical turn for the difficult. But, it s a lot of fun along the way. As a note, I have a tendency to ramble. Whenever I answer a question for AllExperts, I try to be completely thorough because...

Jokes & Comedians: George "Dubya" Bush, george dubya bush, south african news
george dubya bush, south african news, former presidents: Dear Mrs. Lively -- To answer your question: It s his middle initial, W . It s significant because when he first came on the national political scene, people referred to him as George W. Bush to distinguish him from his father, [former] President George...

Jokes & Comedians: Good Books on How To Be A Good Stand-Up Comedian, stand up comedians, stand up comedian
stand up comedians, stand up comedian, 21st birthdays: Alan, Thanks for the question. I used several books when I was first starting out and, generally speaking, I did not find them very helpful. I think that may be because I m lazy, so I failed to do a lot of the exercises they suggested. Additionally,...

Jokes & Comedians: Good Religious Jokes, religious jokes, religious humor
religious jokes, religious humor, bad habit: Hi Phil, Here s a few funny religious jokes i know: A pastor, known for his lengthy sermons, noticed a man get up and leave during the middle of his message. The man returned just before the conclusion of the service. Afterward the pastor asked the man...

Jokes & Comedians: geting started, open mic nights, stand up comedians
open mic nights, stand up comedians, stand up comedian: Hi Carl, The best way to start anything is by having a plan of attack. First you need to put all of your jokes, thoughts, and observations down on paper. Anything that you think might be amusing, write it down. I keep a digital recorder with me at all...

Jokes & Comedians: is this good?, british accent, scott petersen
british accent, scott petersen, schwarznegger: Bombing with a british accent is better than a local twang, but its still bombing. I am tired to the point of comatose with Michael Jackson, Schwarznegger, and Scott Petersen jokes. While waiting for the inevitable deluge of dead Reagan jokes, your un-imaginative...

Jokes & Comedians: Hard to impress audiences, spanish soap operas, kind of jokes
spanish soap operas, kind of jokes, o clock: Alex -- Sorry for the delay in my response. Apparently, I missed the notification of your question having been sent. You know the local scene and your audience better than I do, so I d tend to go with the ideas you ve come up with. (If you really think...

Jokes & Comedians: Hello My Name is Josh, hindu deity, negative word
hindu deity, negative word, inquisitors: Josh, I m not sure I understand exactly what you re driving at. It sounds, to me, like you re asking if comics are inquisitors or inventors. Personally, I consider myself a disciple of Bill Hicks. Hicks, like most comics, thought a lot about the nature...

Jokes & Comedians: Help, stand up comedian, stand up comedy
stand up comedian, stand up comedy, comedy clubs: Kyle, Your question covers a lot of ground, so this will probably be pretty long. I ll break it into different areas of questions that I often get asked re: getting into stand-up comedy. It will probably be quite rambling and only marginally coherent,...

Jokes & Comedians: Thanks!, private gigs, cirquit
private gigs, cirquit, radio job: Eyvi, It sounds like you re way ahead of the game - that intelligence will pay off for you when you get over here, so I think you ll do fine. Depending on the rapport you have with your agent, you may want to start talking about this with him as soon as...

Jokes & Comedians: Hi i need some jokes, racist white jokes, racist jokes
racist white jokes, racist jokes, m ms: Hey Bryan, Racist jokes eh? Well I m not sure how to go about doing this Bryan. You see I have a few racist jokes but I m not sure if I can say them here...Well I shall give a disclamer. WARNING! THE FOLLOWING JOKES ARE RACIST! IF YOU ARE OFFENDED...

Jokes & Comedians: Hi. Can you tell me five very..., fire hydrant factory, funny jokes
fire hydrant factory, funny jokes, powdered water: I ll give you a few from different comedians: Steven Wright: I bought some powdered water, but I don t know what to mix it with. :-) I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn t park anywhere near the place. :-) Henny Youngman: Two drunks...

Jokes & Comedians: hello, kind of man, ely
kind of man, ely, joke: Ok. This is a hunting joke. It should work for you. A hunter visited another hunter and was given a tour of his home. Ibn the den was a stuffed lion. The visiting hunter asked, when did you bag him? The host said, that was three years ago, when...

Jokes & Comedians: hey, spa pool, 2 legs
spa pool, 2 legs, sick joke: What do you get if you put a leper in front of a fan? Pizza! What do you do if you see an epileptic having a fit in a bathtub? Throw in your clothes! What do you call a man with no arms and no legs? Bob! What do you call two guys with no arms and no legs...

Jokes & Comedians: Improv Classes in New York City, chicago city limits, second city in chicago
chicago city limits, second city in chicago, improvisational comedy: Hi Boris, I m most familiar with the Chicago and LA scenes, Second City & Improv Olympic, but I know of a Improv Theatre in New York titled Chicago City Limits which has regular reviews and offers classes. I m not sure of the locale, but the phone# is...

Jokes & Comedians: Improv in Columbus, full frontal nudity, improv workshops
full frontal nudity, improv workshops, improv classes: Hi Michelle, Unfortunately, all of the improv workshops that I could recommend due to personal knowledge of the person/group running them are now defunct. The last one folded up its tents and left town a few months ago when the guy who taught it moved...

Jokes & Comedians: identify a comedian, bolt action rifle, southern drawl
bolt action rifle, southern drawl, pant leg: Leslie -- I m afraid I just don t recognize this guy. It sounds as if you re giving a good description (and I can picture that this would be a workable approach to comedy), but it just doesn t sound familiar. I don t watch TV, however, so he could be well-known...

Jokes & Comedians: how to increase my sense of humor, dry sense of humor, stephen colbert
dry sense of humor, stephen colbert, sarcastic humor: Corey -- You always make people laugh, and yet you want to be funnier? Your expectations are high! :) Sarcastic humor is certainly an expression of cleverness and good observation skills, since you need to grasp some subtle aspects of a situation to...

Jokes & Comedians: While Jimmy Carter was President,..., e mail address, white house lawn
e mail address, white house lawn, southern heritage: Gene -- I ve gotten a lot of questions about identifying such and such an album or comedian and I must compliment you on actually being able to provide some pretty good details! Unfortunately, I don t recognize this one and I couldn t figure out a way to...

Jokes & Comedians: Joke for medical association legislation meeting, association legislation, oldest profession
association legislation, oldest profession, bible god: Take this for a test drive see what you think ---- A doctor, a politician, and a lawyer are all arguing over which is the oldest profession. The doctor says that in the begining, God created man in his own image, so obviously that required medical and...

Jokes & Comedians: Joke writting, punch lines, estructure
punch lines, estructure, luck john: César, A good question. And you know what? There is no right answer to it. Being funny can not be taught. But it can be learned - only if someone has the natural talent for being funny. Writing for you, can only really be done by you. And the way that happens...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes, screw in a lightbulb, favorite jokes
screw in a lightbulb, favorite jokes, metal balls: Hi Carly! Thats a tough one. I love most jokes I hear so I dont know if I can really specify some favourites. But lets see what I can muster up. 1.So a guy walks into a bar and says to the bartender Excuse me, can I bring in my three talking dogs and...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes, woopi goldberg, wanda sikes
woopi goldberg, wanda sikes, john pinette: Hey Mike, Sorry for how long this took. I should start by commending you on your taste in comedians. Impressive. As far as jokes that youd find funny would go...Hmm. I can t think of anything specific so I ll just give you a website filled with...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes? Comedy? How?, drama club, sense of humor
drama club, sense of humor, close friends: Not being funny is more than a problem, its an obstacle. However its not an insurmountable one. I do have friends that work stand up and are quite funny on stage but completely dry and droll off stage. (Ok ...they re not close friends.) Since you dont...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes and One-Liners, comedy writing step by step, 2400 jokes to brighten your speeches
comedy writing step by step, 2400 jokes to brighten your speeches, business engagements: Matthew, I wrote my own material, so I didn t use joke books, etc. Therefore I have no advice to give or resources that I personally used and can vouch for. Maybe try these sites for some ideas: http://www.antion.com/humor/speakerhumor/speakerhumor.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes and relationships, building relationships, sense of humour
building relationships, sense of humour, distraction: Hey Samantha, Great question. I would say it generally brings me closer to people I want to be closer to. Because if I tell a joke to someone and they laugh then I know they share the same sense of humour as me. If I tell a joke to someone else and...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes for small asians in Quam, good jokes, attractive woman
good jokes, attractive woman, second opinion: Well what would you like it to inclued here is one you might like you said she was very attractive try this one: A woman tells her doctor, I ve got a bad back. The doctor says, It s old age. The woman says, I want a second opinion. The doctor says:...

Jokes & Comedians: Jokes, crowded elevator, word fear
crowded elevator, word fear, money man: Proverbs Man who run in front of car get tired. Man who run behind car get exhausted. Man with one chopstick go hungry. Man who eat many prunes get good run for money. Man who drive like hell bound to get there. Man who live in glass house should...

Jokes & Comedians: joke markets, stand up comics, written jokes
stand up comics, written jokes, comedy school: Ernest, I really don t have any meaningful reply to this. For one thing, it sounds more like you re interested in a publishing market, which is simply not my area of expertise. If you re looking to find stand-up comics who will buy your jokes,...

Jokes & Comedians: jokes......, blow up doll, career choices
blow up doll, career choices, doll company: 1. If you are over the age of 30 and your job involves inquiring whether or not someone prefers Paper or Plastic you have probably made some very poor career choices. 2. A teenage postal worker was delivering a blow-up doll to a lonely man. The teenage...

Jokes & Comedians: jokes, kind of jokes, fav actors
kind of jokes, fav actors, robin williams: Hey taryn. Robin Williams jokes...I can t really type those out but I can tell you to browse YouTube for some clips from his stand up routines. Other jokes eh? Ok what kind of jokes do you like? Tell me some of your favourites then i ll see what I can...

Jokes & Comedians: jokes and comedies, audience members, imperfections
audience members, imperfections, comedies: Huma -- This is an interesting question -- simple question, not so easy to answer, and probably lots of ways to answer it. I ll answer from my own little angle, not even trying to be complete. (So these are *some* qualities of good comedy, not *the* qualities...

Jokes & Comedians: jokes for diverse crowd, stage debut, married couples
stage debut, married couples, twenty minutes: Well, you probably want to use material that s pretty universal. Use topics that everyone knows about, cares about, or has an opinion on. Politics works well, others include TV and the city you live. If you re going on for twenty minutes you probably have...

Jokes & Comedians: jokes, miss universe contest, polak jokes
miss universe contest, polak jokes, dumb people jokes: I don t generally tell those types of jokes, but I ll tell you some Dumb People jokes, since that is what you seem to be getting at: He s (This one is based on a true story, or so I ve heard:) A person asked a stranger what he thinks of his ethnic group...

Jokes & Comedians: get kids to have a good time, phys ed teacher, bitch bitch bitch
phys ed teacher, bitch bitch bitch, mumbo jumbo: Hey josh, What you have to do is think about what kind of jokes make you laugh. Once you get those in your mind think about what kind of jokes made you laugh as a teenager. What you can do on the healthy choices front (whatever that is. Im just going...

Jokes & Comedians: How did you know you were funny?, voice inflection, romantic encounters
voice inflection, romantic encounters, self confidence: Cliff, The subject of your post is How did you know you were funny? so I ll answer that first: I simply did. It was like this innate self-knowledge I had, a self-confidence about this one aspect of my personality where, on all the others, I had no idea....

Jokes & Comedians: Laughing on stage, genuine emotion, comedy club
genuine emotion, comedy club, skits: Hi Quimby, Well, it all depends. It s always necessary to stay in character. Many people believe that laughing during a performance breaks character and destroys the allusion that you ve established for the audience. This is especially true in plays...

Jokes & Comedians: Looking for the Name of a Stand-up comedian, stand up comedian, brian regan
stand up comedian, brian regan, comedy central presents: Hi Jess, The comedian your talking about might be Brian Regan?!? If not...sorry...but not too sorry, Regan has some really great material. I would check out some of his work at YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Brian+Regan+&search=Search...

Jokes & Comedians: How to not laugh, straight face, having fun
straight face, having fun, good luck: It s probably a bit different for everyone. It may help to focus on your material, much the same way an actor would focus on the delivery of the lines. But if you get through the joke without laughing and laugh after it s delivered when (if it works) other...

Jokes & Comedians: How can I learn to be a comedian???, becoming a comedian, comedy school
becoming a comedian, comedy school, school comedy: Hi Sandra, Becoming a comedian (in my opinion) happens at birth. You’ve ether got it or you don’t. From what you’ve said, those in your sphere of influence seem to think you possess what it takes. I come from a strong improve back round so of course...

Jokes & Comedians: length of monologue, stand up comedy, comedy routine
stand up comedy, comedy routine, monologue: not sure if i already answered this or not so... The rule is however long you are told to do by the manager or whoever is running the show. that could be seven minutes, that could be twenty, that could be sixty. depends. usually if you are starting out,...

Jokes & Comedians: Your just what I was looking for!!!, voice inflection, straight dope
voice inflection, straight dope, one more thing: TANK, I m really sure how much help I can give or that you need. If you re already writing and feel like you ve got a good handle on that, you re where you need to be. However, you should still practice your material, no matter how naturally or easily...

Jokes & Comedians: Man Show Kid, short stature, aaron hamill
short stature, aaron hamill, andy milonakis: Hi Michael, A lot of peeps think it was Andy Milonakis (who’s not actually a kid but now a 31 year old man) and they would be wrong. He was however, a re-occurring character on the show. The Man Show kid was played by actor Aaron Hamill and was never...

Jokes & Comedians: Mark McDonald, marc mcdonald, google search
marc mcdonald, google search, hbo comedy: Mike, Sorry, I m not related to him as far as I m aware. Unfortunately, I ve not heard of nor seen Mark McDonald, so I don t know anything about him. I couldn t find anything re: him via a Google search. http://www.nndb.com/ doesn t list a Mark...

Jokes & Comedians: The McIntyres?, comedians, singers
comedians, singers, good luck: Aesculapius -- No, I haven t heard of them. I did a little Web searching with the information you provided (though you may have tried that already) and didn t come up with anything. Good luck in your quest. If you get more details, feel free to try me...

Jokes & Comedians: making fun!, late show with david letterman, open mic night
late show with david letterman, open mic night, show with david letterman: Christopher, As to your first question: So my question is would it make me a hack to want to make fun of this place in a stand up routine? You ve answered your own question. You said I have also seen this state being made fun of on the Late Show...

Jokes & Comedians: Is this material any good?, bust line, tube socks
bust line, tube socks, flu season: The material sounds pretty good, although that type of humor depends heavily on your delivery. I like to distinguish between two types of comedians: those who say funny things and those who say things funny. The first group includes comedians like Steven...

Jokes & Comedians: Is this material any good?, bust line, tube socks
bust line, tube socks, flu season: Dear Terri: You betcha!! And, if Joy Behar doesn t have any sense to forward it to Barbara, you should put more of these together and have it published! You could name the tome something like Chronic Correspondence of a Neurotic Keep up the good...

Jokes & Comedians: Need a good joke..., funny joke, twenty four hours
funny joke, twenty four hours, what makes you laugh: Thanks for the question Sam. This is a toughy. You see I dont know what kind of a person you are. What makes you laugh. But I will give you a few options. 1. Guy goes to a doctor. The doctor says I have good news and bad news. Guy says Whats the...

Jokes & Comedians: Nice way to same something demanding...., dear abby, control household
dear abby, control household, conflict management: Dear Tish: It sounds to me like you need more of a Dear Abby than a comedy question. However, in my years of expertise with a variety of roommates, try this (it worked for me ~~ TWICE!) Go to a dollar store somewhere (anywhere you can get utensils,...

Jokes & Comedians: Nimitz humor, head prosecutor, e b potter
head prosecutor, e b potter, publisher states: Jim -- This is an interesting question, but I wasn t able to find anything promising in the searches I could think of. I don t really know how to approach this beyond keyword searching, and there are a remarkable number of hits that include both nimitz...

Jokes & Comedians: name of Stand Up comedian, stand up comedian, eys
stand up comedian, eys, mustache: Joyce -- You sure provided a lot of details, but I m afraid I don t recognize the picture you ve painted. My best success in this sort of identification seems to have come when I can remember some trademark phrases of the person -- then a Web search is...

Jokes & Comedians: I need help!, critical timing, stage fright
critical timing, stage fright, punchline: Hi Jess, The problem may be that you have such anxiety about your ability to relay you’re material, that you forget or suffer through it? It could also be some sort of stage fright? Practice Makes Perfect. This is the best advice I can give. Practice...

Jokes & Comedians: I need help with a riddle... it's important and urgent, jolly roger flag, logic problem
jolly roger flag, logic problem, dark cloth: Dear mcheryll: This is not a venue for riddles and logic problems and such. However, since I am fairly intelligent, I will answer your question (since it is important and urgent): Depending on whether you wrote down the riddle/logic problem EXACTLY...

Jokes & Comedians: the next step, worn platitude, annoying questions
worn platitude, annoying questions, comic world: Thanks for the question. One of the things I really don t like about being on AllExperts are questions about what to do with your life. Not because they re annoying questions or out of bounds - in many ways, they re really the most important question to...

Jokes & Comedians: old joke, chocolate ice cream, ballet slippers
chocolate ice cream, ballet slippers, jokee: I think that I know the joke to which you are referring, but I heard it a bit differently (about 15 years ago): A guy walks into an ice cream parlor and asks for chocolate ice cream. The clerk says I m sorry. We re all out of chocolate. Would you like...

Jokes & Comedians: how old?, tysha, allexperts
tysha, allexperts, comedians: Tysha, Absolutely not. It s just about the perfect age...in most cases. But there s also a factor I call your mental age . I ve discussed this in a previous answer. Here s a link: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/25-OLD-BREAK-COMEDY.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: More oppurtunities in bigger cities?, open mics, comedy listings
open mics, comedy listings, cincy: Alex, Wow, you re in Columbus? I live in Westerville. What improv troupe are you working with? What open mics or clubs have you been to? I m just curious – makes me feel like I m still part of the scene. Columbus has never been great for moving forward...

Jokes & Comedians: Performances, ronald reagan building, dc trip
ronald reagan building, dc trip, ronald reagan: Hi, Deena -- There s a lot of information at http://www.capsteps.com, the Steps official website. They even have a listing of their bookings around the country, many of which are public, so you might get lucky and not even need to wait until your next...

Jokes & Comedians: Please Help, comedy routine, writer friends
comedy routine, writer friends, second thought: Be happy to give you my opinion. I will not steal any part of your routine. If you wish, with your permission,I could also ask the opinion of some of my writer friends. They are talented but not as ethical. They justify their behavior by saying that they need...

Jokes & Comedians: Poetry for an irish friend, michael jackson jokes, tree fellers
michael jackson jokes, tree fellers, offensive jokes: Hiya Rachel! I ll see what I can do for you about Irish jokes but as far as Michael Jackson jokes go...It s difficult to find one that isnt offensive. Sorry to say. Irsish Jokes 1. What s Irish and stays out all night? Paddy 0 Furniture 2. Paddy...

Jokes & Comedians: Popeye, anniversary event, splendid job
anniversary event, splendid job, old film: Sorry for the lateness of this reply Eric. I believe its because the movie didn t do very well and it was one of his first movies. Also it could be due to the fact that there were some issues with his family life going on during that time. Hope that...

Jokes & Comedians: How to Prepare for the First Time on Stage, open mic nights, open mics
open mic nights, open mics, comedy venues: Alan, Here you go. As I said, this is a canned response that I have compiled in regard to some of the most common questions I get, so it s long and involves a lot of background material - hope you find it helpful. --- First, pick a date and open...

Jokes & Comedians: Preparing For Your First Time On Stage, message answer, appriciated
message answer, appriciated, waiting in line: Lee, I don t know what s going on. I tried to post answers to your follow-ups, but they re not appearing, and when I try to re-post them, it shows them already there. Maybe it ll work this time. -- ANSWER TO FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS: Lee, All...

Jokes & Comedians: President Bush, funniest joke, funny jokes
funniest joke, funny jokes, president bush: Reg -- Well, there have been many funny jokes. I can tell you the one that s my recent favorite, though it may not be the funniest of all time: Somebody observed to the President that he didn t seem to be swayed by the prevailing opinions of the public....

Jokes & Comedians: Prop comedian, groucho glasses, feature alot
groucho glasses, feature alot, parody songs: Harley, Well, you ve asked a purely subjective question, so my answer will have to be purely subjective as well. I pride myself on honesty, so I m going to be brutally honest here: I loathe prop comedy. I think doing parody songs is OK to some extent,...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand Up at Pub, open mic night, comedy routine
open mic night, comedy routine, university pub: Monika -- My experience is somewhat different than yours, but I can identify with the situation of having a goal, having some good ideas, having a reputation as funny (in a good way), but...not really being sure how to take the next step. I have not...

Jokes & Comedians: political satire comedians, political satire, own entertainment
political satire, own entertainment, song samples: Ryan -- I hope your March conference worked out OK. I came across info about farm comedian Mylo Hatzenbuhler today and thought you might be interested, perhaps for future reference or just for your own entertainment: http://www.picklehead.com/mini/hatzen.html...

Jokes & Comedians: popular poem, show me the way to go home, way to go home
show me the way to go home, way to go home, google: Jesse -- The information you seek appears to be pretty easily available on the Internet. I ll explain to you how to find it, because searching for popular texts or lyrics is a really useful thing to know how to do. Go to your favorite search engine (I...

Jokes & Comedians: poverty, economic classes, arrogance
economic classes, arrogance, homeless: Not homeless, but 1. Property Challenged 2. Between residences 3. Indeterminate Campers Actually this subject is dear to me. I believe that people of most economic classes view the homeless as in the way or invisible. There is an arrogance in a free...

Jokes & Comedians: president bush, elder bush, alker
elder bush, alker, dubya: Mary Jane -- I ve thought this over and I m not sure that I can really put my finger on the answer. Dubya has, through usage, become well-known as a mocking nickname for the President, and so it s now kind of difficult to say what was originally funny...

Jokes & Comedians: Stand-up Q& A, comedy cd, stand up comedy
comedy cd, stand up comedy, legal category: Dwayne, This is quite a bit outside my realm of expertise, so for a real answer, I d consult an attorney or someone in the legal category here on AllExperts. However, I can give you a little bit of information because all comics worry about this....

Jokes & Comedians: Another question about prop comedy, self help books, authoritative sources
self help books, authoritative sources, tv commercials: Francis, Thanks for asking. This is an interesting question. I guess my opinion comes down to: I don t know. I d really want to see how and why you used the supportive “props” in your act to convince myself as to whether they were truly necessary or...

Jokes & Comedians: Radio/TV skits, minute skit, internet jokes
minute skit, internet jokes, funny commercials: Good luck to ya. You re right. There is nothing new or funny anymore on the net. In fact I dont think there ever was anything funny on the internet. But since I get roughly 3000 chain letter jokes a week clogging up my e-mail, I stopped reading internet...

Jokes & Comedians: reference book, joke books, business humor
joke books, business humor, one liner jokes: Neil, Sorry for the delay in this response. The short answer is no. I generally steer clear of humor books and the only ones I have personally used or looked at involve humor writing techniqes, not angles from which subjects can be approached. ...

Jokes & Comedians: Sir i want to ask question..., humor on, joks
humor on, joks, rhf: Naveed -- One of my favorite sites is http://www.netfunny.com/rhf/ , but you can find many more by going to your favorite search engine and searching for humor or for jokes . There seems to be an endless supply of humor on the Web -- I hope you find...

Jokes & Comedians: Skit material, minute skit, typical radio
minute skit, typical radio, club presentation: Larry -- This sounds like an interesting project -- and you re actually getting started far enough ahead to get a good result! I would suggest that your best bet would be to write your own material following the pattern of something that you think is...

Jokes & Comedians: Standup Comedy, comedy workshops, stand up comedy
comedy workshops, stand up comedy, standup comedy: Laura, Thanks for the question. OK, first of all, you ve asked how to turn ideas into jokes. So I ll start by attaching my standard overview of how to progress from the basic idea, to a joke to actually performing. Much of this may cover stuff you...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting Started, stand up comedians, friendship circle
stand up comedians, friendship circle, rest thanks: Kristin, Knowing whether or not you should try stand-up comes down to you. Most of my friends told me I d never be able to do it, but I was reasonably successful. On the other hand, I have seen literally dozens, maybe hundreds, of people wash out almost...

Jokes & Comedians: Stealing Jokes, alcoholic woman, mike time
alcoholic woman, mike time, putting on a show: Don t worry. You will only be accused of stealing someone s material if you re funny. Actually that happened to me recently. I was at an event where there were guest comics putting on a show to support a charity. One of the comics used a line that I have...

Jokes & Comedians: Success Rate, open mic night, stand up comedians
open mic night, stand up comedians, comedy bookers: Shawn, What an interesting question. As you ve already pointed out, it really comes down to how one defines success. All of what you re about to read is 100% based on conjecture and guessing from my own personal experience so I don’t know how much...

Jokes & Comedians: Sup, morning radio, radio spots
morning radio, radio spots, comfortable place: Isiah, Thanks for the questions. what do you love about your job There are a lot of things I liked about it, but not the things many people think of. Obviously, it s very cool to only have to work for an hour or two a day. Writing time,...

Jokes & Comedians: salaries, open mic nights, stand up comics
open mic nights, stand up comics, open microphone: Stand-up comics generally do not get paid at all when they first start. Usually, you will get started by performing at open microphone nights (also called amateur nights ). In this, you are given a few minutes, usually five to seven, to perform in front of...

Jokes & Comedians: The setting that makes it funny, loose narrative, comedy club
loose narrative, comedy club, no doubt: Bryan, There s no doubt that the venue contributes to the success or failure of a comic. Some rooms just don t have comedy feng shui going for them, and some do. There was a room here in my hometown called The Lobby that did comedy for years, and nobody...

Jokes & Comedians: song title, hootie and the blowfish, quotation marks
hootie and the blowfish, quotation marks, repeated several times: Grif -- This is a little out of my area of expertise, but I ll give it a shot. I searched ( every time I look at you lyrics) -- drop the parentheses but do include the quotation marks -- and got a number of possibilities, including Il Divo, Kiss, George...

Jokes & Comedians: standup, blackout period, undying passion
blackout period, undying passion, allexperts: Matt, Did I ever send you an answer to this question? I don t remember it at all. For a while (Most of June and July) I wasn t getting anything from AllExperts. This has apparently been corrected and I was just looking at my profile and realized your message...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, performance slots, stand up comedy
performance slots, stand up comedy, provocative material: Jared, Here s my catch-all Everything You Wanted To Know About Amateur Stand-Up Comedy answer. DEFINING THE TERMS I ll be using some terms later on that deal with different performance slots and types of performance venues, so it s important to...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, open mic night, dealing with stage fright
open mic night, dealing with stage fright, first timers: Rick, Thanks for the question. I think the best thing I can do is direct you to a past answer, which probably has most of what you re looking for: how to start writing, how to start preparing and dealing with stage fright. It s here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, dealing with stage fright, comedy class
dealing with stage fright, comedy class, buddy hackett: Jason, I think the best thing I can do is direct you to a past answer, which probably has most of what you re looking for: how to start writing, how to start preparing and dealing with stage fright. It s here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/started.htm...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started in stand up comedy, comedy audiences, stand up comedy
comedy audiences, stand up comedy, comedy night: My advice to you is don t do it the way you described. Here s why. You do the show, a handful of people show up - the club owner goes, we didn t make enough money so we can t give you any. OR a ton of people show up and a screwy club owner goes, we still didn...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting started in improv., national forensic league, paycheck to paycheck
national forensic league, paycheck to paycheck, citizens discount: Paul, You re right that it s generally easier to get started in stand-up or improv if you re young. You ll often have to stay up and out later, and once you get into the 9-5 thing, that gets hard. So younger people with some flexibility to their schedule...

Jokes & Comedians: Getting started/where to perform, funny bone on the levee, stand up comedy
funny bone on the levee, stand up comedy, writing comedy: Will, I know I would need to write jokes that are for older people and not younger people like teenagers. No. No. No. A thousand time no. Write YOUR material, not someone else s. Everybody else s expectations of what you should write, or what jokes...

Jokes & Comedians: getting started, becoming a comedian, tape recorders
becoming a comedian, tape recorders, waiting in line: Mark, As to whether you re too old, I got almost the same question just a little while back, and the answer applies equally to you as well. Here s the answer I gave: http://experts.about.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/25-OLD-BREAK-COMEDY.htm In a nutshell:...

Jokes & Comedians: starting off, dealing with stage fright, allexperts
dealing with stage fright, allexperts, rufus: Hi Rufus, I got almost the same question a while back and the transcript of my response is available here http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jokes-Comedians-1535/Comedy-2.htm It has links to stuff I ve written about how to get started writing, dealing with...

Jokes & Comedians: How to structure an act, transitions, everyday life experiences, sam kinison
everyday life experiences, sam kinison, open mic night: Paul, RE: TYING MATERIAL TOGETHER In a certain way, you need to be careful – to some extent, you re putting the cart before the horse. In my opinion – and this in some ways will conflict with books and other people you might talk to, but it s my opinion...

Jokes & Comedians: stupid jokes, best jokes, little bit of water
best jokes, little bit of water, stupid jokes: Hey Melissa, I’m trying to define, “Stupid Jokes”. Some jokes are just silly and some are smart. Some jokes are lighthearted while some dark and at times hurtful. My humor leans towards the latter, I love dark, twisted absurdity. The best, “Jokes” are...

Jokes & Comedians: I suck..., coke machine, good jokes
coke machine, good jokes, standup comedy: Hey Eric, Wow, that s a lot of stuff. The only thing I can tell is try to relax. When you re hanging out with you re friends don t try to force humor, just let it occur naturally. There are some ways to feel more comfortable with humor. You might...

Jokes & Comedians: Taking a Beginner's Improv Class ... Do you have to already be funny?, improv works, improv classes
improv works, improv classes, improv class: Hi Mem, Can you tell me a little about how beginning improv classes are? All improv classes are different in terms of style, content and value. What I would tell you is to do your homework - see if you can find a workshop that s taught by someone with...

Jokes & Comedians: Thea Vidale, thea vidale, comedy clubs
thea vidale, comedy clubs, ave nyc: Dear Sari: GOD KNOWS I VE TRIED!!!!!!!!!!!!! The closest thing I get (so far) is the fact that Thea was at Caroline s on Broadway in NYC in December and that they have not booked her for 2001 as yet. She has no web page (that I ve found), no schedules...

Jokes & Comedians: Tutorials on making jokes and being humorous, jerry seinfield, dennis miller
jerry seinfield, dennis miller, inflection: To be completely honest, the only way to get good at it is do it. Just get on a stage and do it. In my opinion, comedy can t be taught or read or studied. It can only be figured out by doing it. In the beginning I read books, I watched a lot of comics, but...

Jokes & Comedians: What do you think?, short jokes, child pornography
short jokes, child pornography, son jeremy: It takes a lot to offend me, and some of my jokes are just as raunchy, so these didn t bother me at all. I definitely see some potential in these. I would imagine that a book would be better than performing them on stage, as these seem to be for a limited...

Jokes & Comedians: trick question.., allexpert, mucel
allexpert, mucel, admission procedure: Hello IN REAL FORM I think they do that to for mucel development to improve their body structure at night to wake them up. IN JOKE FORM! They get to stressed with fighting in computer games that they develope a viurs and try to relax so much and don t...

Jokes & Comedians: trouble with jokes, dave chappelle, good jokes
dave chappelle, good jokes, standup comedy: Samuel, I don t understand the basis of your question. Are you already involved in stand-up and having trouble figuring out how to write? If so, you might want to take a look at this past answer I gave, which deals in depth how I personally develop...

Jokes & Comedians: under 21 clubs?, open mic night, sara sara
open mic night, sara sara, weekly newspapers: Sara -- This is a tough one because I m not anywhere near Chicago and don t know any specifics for your area. I have a couple of ideas, though. In my area, there are some free weekly newspapers that focus on entertainment topics. There are many ads for...

Jokes & Comedians: I've always thought about comedy, stand up comedy, comedy performers
stand up comedy, comedy performers, open mic: Carl, Sorry for the delay, I ve been working away from my computer this week. In addition to what I ll post below, AllExperts archives all past questions and you can review any/all of those (although much of what s in this message is compiled from...

Jokes & Comedians: ventriloquism, open mic nights, jot notes
open mic nights, jot notes, stand up comedy: Hi Adam, I must admit I know nothing about ventriloquism. I did however find a great link for beginners: http://www.brownielocks.com/ventriloquism.html Comedy on the other hand, we can discuss. You stated that you have some material (stuff you’ve jotted...

Jokes & Comedians: Wanna Start, topical humor, reading newspapers
topical humor, reading newspapers, stand ups: Regarding stand-up comedy, that is something that I will be getting into soon. So I don t have a ton of first hand knowledge yet, but here are a few things. Stand-up is all about you, your material and your delivery. Reading newspapers, magazines and current...

Jokes & Comedians: Well...., comedy trio, australian comedy
comedy trio, australian comedy, political humor: uncomfortable rashes in areas that you would never tell your mother about. I also seem to have found that I have a tendency to work for managers that are greatly lacking in humor. Its like they expect their cash register to balance ALL THE TIME. (Some people...

Jokes & Comedians: Witty Comments, jon macks, barnes and noble
jon macks, barnes and noble, standup comedian: Autif, Comedy is not defined by precise guidelines and, in my opinion, cannot be learned from the ground up. A person can develop their innate sense of humor and sharpen it, but I personally do not believe a sense of humor, at a base level, can be developed...

Jokes & Comedians: Writing jokes, john smiley, writing jokes
john smiley, writing jokes, e mc2: John, I think you ve accidentally stumbled on one of the “hidden” reasons I steer clear of joke-writing books. When you think there s a formula for a joke, that makes comedy akin to math, and in math there is a right way to “solve” a formula and a wrong...

Jokes & Comedians: Writing/Selling Comedy Material, other talk show hosts, talk show hosts
other talk show hosts, talk show hosts, sketch ideas: Donna, Thanks for your question. This is difficult to answer with any accuracy. One thing I can say is that if you ever got paid for your jokes, it’d be a flat one-time fee for the joke. So you’d be selling the complete rights, in perpetuity, for a...

Jokes & Comedians: WW II Slap stick, ww ii, world war ii
ww ii, world war ii, school authorities: Brison -- Thanks for the clarification. I m still taking a guess about what you mean by in trouble with the public in general. Sure, some people would be offended and some of these might express disapproval of such an activity -- so in that sense, he...

Jokes & Comedians: A wanna be comedian, negative stigma, stand up comedy
negative stigma, stand up comedy, rodney dangerfield: Michael, Thank you for the question. Do comedians write their own jokes or does someone else write their material for them. Most comics today write their own material. Back in the early days of stand-up comedy - from the 1910 s up to about 1965...

Jokes & Comedians: I was wondering about the..., open mics, weeks per year
open mics, weeks per year, travel requirements: Justin, As far as educational requirements, there are none. Stand-up comedy works somewhat like an apprenticeship where you learn by doing and studying how others with more experience do it. The travel requirements are extensive. At the very beginning...

Jokes & Comedians: How to write material and become a comedian., john moyer, wheel bike
john moyer, wheel bike, comedy club: Sean, One of the things I always say is I can t tell people how to be funny or how to write jokes. It s something they have to figure out for themselves. I know there are books, and comics give work shops and such, but I really think that the only person...

Jokes & Comedians: Money and amount of material, middle act, hotel expenses
middle act, hotel expenses, food expenses: 1)PAY ISSUES Pay issues are very dicey because there are a lot of factors in play. For example, are you performing in an A, B or C room? Obviously, A and B rooms tend to pay more than the so-called one-nighters (C rooms). And of course, you make more money...

Jokes & Comedians: writing, other talk show hosts, talk show hosts
other talk show hosts, talk show hosts, sitcom writers: Jackson, Thanks for the questions. Do most comedians write their own stuff? Yes, for the most part. Joke trading and outright sale of jokes between comics is not unheard of, but it is nowhere near as prevalent as it used to be. In my experience,...

Jokes & Comedians: stand up, open mic nights, open mic night
open mic nights, open mic night, open mics: Matt, Sorry about the two month delay in getting back to you. AllExperts seems to have some sort of problem getting notices to me and every now and again a question just never shows up in my mailbox. I only saw your question because I got another one today...

Jokes & Comedians: Who is . . ., cheese sandwich, allexpert
cheese sandwich, allexpert, catch phrases: To Stuart Cooper made an art form of getting magic tricks wrong. He is considered by many to be one of the most inventive and funny British comedians since Charlie Chaplin. It should be noted, however, that despite his purported inability to perform conjuring...

Jokes & Comedians: How can I be like you?, question thanks, auto response
question thanks, auto response, ely: Ely, What category are you an Expert in? I previously sent an auto-response decline to answer the question because I thought the question was meant to be sarcastic, but now I m not so sure. So if you point me to your category, I ll answer the question....

Jokes & Comedians: where to go?, shy person, that would make sense
shy person, that would make sense, punchline: Rich, Tough questions. I am, by nature, a shy person Most comics are, to some extent or another. Very few are the gregarious, outgoing life-of-the-party types. how can i present my jokes to an audience in a way that would make sense, and...