Tag: creativity

Jesus Trejo Talks Family, Stand-Up Comedy, and ‘Stay At Home Son’, Plus Adding More Fun and Games to Your Family Table – Episode 507

Comedian Jesus Trejo joins Nancy to discuss the family-driven inspiration behind his stand-up and new Showtime special ‘Stay At Home Son’, the similarities of parenting parents and kids, helping others age gracefully, and comedy learning opportunities during the pandemic. Also in this episode, a great resource for adding more fun to your family table…

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Entertaining Insights: Guts & Patience

When Academy Award winner Tom Hanks was recently asked by TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie to offer up his gutsiest career decision, he replied, “The gutsiest thing sometimes is to say ‘no’ to something.”

Citing examples of money and flattery as tempting triggers to say “yes,” Hanks reminded me of the fact that many of us jump into projects and opportunities because

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Five Creative Life Lessons from ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

Don’t worry! No spoilers.

Whether or not you’re a fan of the antics of Midge Maisel and her colorful journey, Amazon’s comedy-drama series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel offers up plenty of life lessons to ponder as we craft our own to-do lists on the road to creative success in 2020. Here are a few….

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Talking Comedy Careers, Novels and Routines with ‘Conan’ Writer Brian Kiley and a Stand-Up Contest via Round Table – Episode 472

Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Brian Kiley joins Nancy to discuss his comedy career including stand-up, three decades as a staff writer for Conan O’Brien, and new novel Maybe Kevin. And in our new Entertaining Opportunities segment, comedy writer/producer Linda Perret shares a stand-up comedy opportunity. Plus, Nancy’s take away tips from this episode.

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