Betsy Carrane

A Letter to My Daughter

Dear Betsy, This is your Daddy. I know you are too young to read this, but I wanted to write this because your Daddy needs a blog this week and I love writing about you. I pretty much love you, except for last Sunday when you were really whiney. It was one of those days […]

Jimmy & Johnnie

An Alternative to Resolutions

I know by now some of you have already come up with your New Year’s resolutions. Had I made any this year, I would have broke them already. They never seem to work for me. If resolutions work for you, God Bless, keep it up. I am envious of you. Of course, I would like to […]

Happy New Year

My Wishes for You in 2018

We are about to start a new year very shorty, and before we get there, I wanted to share with you my 10 wishes for you in 2018. To not take yourself so seriously. Being able to make fun of yourself is sign you have a real sense of humor. To not care as much […]

Rachel Dratch

My Favorite Things of 2017

This past year was a big year for me personally and professionally, and when I was not running around trying to catch Betsy as she learned how to walk, I actually had some time to watch some TV shows and movies, read some non-improv-related books, catch some live shows and perform myself. That being said, […]

Two-Person Workshop

To the older people starting out in improv: You belong

To the older people starting out in improv: You belong. This is for you. If you are an older person and you are just starting out doing improv, stand-up, storytelling or acting, I want to say to you are in the right place. You did not wait too long. You are not wasting your time. […]


5 Books Every Improviser Needs in 2017

Looking for something to get an improviser this holiday season besides a Chipotle gift card or a 12-pack of beer? Well, how about something to read, like a book? Every year, I put together a list of my favorite books from the previous year, and this year is no exception. Whether you are planning to […]


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