Comedy cookbook: Eddie Murphy’s hard act to follow

Dave Chappelle's craziness, Bernie Mac's delivery and Eddie Murphy's acting. That, for a long time, was my personal formula for "The Perfect Comic". Life has taught me that there's no such thing. Comedy has taught me that there's only one Eddie Murphy and my goodness, does he do his thing well. An "act-out" (as Judy … Continue reading Comedy cookbook: Eddie Murphy’s hard act to follow

So this guy walks into a university

Did I tell you I quit a pretty decent job? Well, I did. After two-and-a-half years at IBM, I decided I'd be happier walking to school everyday than driving my favourite car to work. I was THIS [] close to a brand spanking new Mazda 3. Rhodes University accepted me, so I figured I'd give … Continue reading So this guy walks into a university

Try making them laugh

This is how I got into comedy. I was in my second year working at IBM when I met Etienne Shardlow. He was working for a different part of the company and a colleague had told me something which immediately sparked intense interest - Etienne was a comedian by night. I had to know more. … Continue reading Try making them laugh