There is one thing in this good old world that is positively sure---happiness is for all who strive to be happy, and those who laugh are happy. Everybody is eligible---you, me, the other fellow. So goes the wisdom of silent film star Douglas Fairbanks, who, in addition to his movie career, wrote a number of self-help books. Laugh and Live, which was originally published in 1917, he expounds upon his theories for living a good and happy life.
Inspiration: "Journey" is a dramatic, humorous one-woman play written and performed by Connie Podesta. Love: Never take time with your spouse for granted. Treasure every minute. Make time when none exists. In this audio program, Laura Stack, the Productivity Pro, lets listeners in on some of the secrets of her successful marriage. Dreams: Have you put your needs, wants, and desires on hold? Marcia Wieder, author of the best-selling book Making Your Dreams Come True and CEO of Dream University, is redefining what it means to dream.
This is the story of Farheen Khan and her inspiring voyage as she rose above betrayal, culture, and tradition to live in the present. She will motivate all women to face challenges and reevaluate their purposes in life in order to focus on what matters most.
While the New World Order can be absurd and grim, it has some really funny openings for satire. These are exceptional openings for a little ridicule, joking around and some dark humor as well. So, just have a laugh, live and prosper. Lady Liberty may be detained by the globalists, but we as individuals and families can overcome the bad overlords.
Being a good parent is one of the most difficult, yet most rewarding, jobs a person can have in his or her lifetime. Being the parent of a teen is an especially daunting phase of the journey. As parents begin to notice the significant changes that come with adolescence (physical changes brought about by puberty, the constant angst and moodiness, and of course the classic eye-rolling and the I-know-it-all attitude), they wonder just what happened to their happy, sweet, and affectionate young boy or girl.
Would you enjoy a life where suffering truly becomes optional? And one where pain morphs into one of your greatest allies? Would you like to know exactly why the statement, "You'll see it when you believe it" is absolutely true? Want to completely manifest your most pleasing life possible by living according to the accurate rules that govern how our universe works? Are you, like so many of us, finally ready to release yourself from the shackles of old, outdated paradigms created from an incomplete understanding of how our material reality is created?
In Second Firsts, Rasmussen walks you through her Life Reentry process to help you break grief's spiral of pain, so you can stop simply surviving and begin to live again. She shows you that loss can actually be a powerful catalyst to creating a life that is in alignment with your true passions and values. The resilience, strength, and determination that have gotten you through this difficult time are the same characteristics that will help you craft your wonderful new life.
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Dom gets to ask Paul Rodriguez the question on every comedian's mind, "Are you doing my act in Spanish?" Dom also interviews Mark Schiff about his new book I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America's Top Comics and gets the skinny on Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and others. You'll also hear from Sunda Croonquist.
Do you feel silly yet? Jeff Altman has the ability to act silly and make others silly too. This very funny album is a live recording from one of America's most high-energy comedians. Can you feel the energy from your mouse shooting up your arm from your fingertips? Jeff's comedy is infectious and contagious. Buy this performance, laugh your head off, and then share it with a friend. The two of you will end up quoting funny lines to each other for years to come.
This week in the Laugh Factory, you'll hear great sets from Maz Jobrani, Rich Vos, and Capone. Maz Jobrani says Asians are breaking stereotypes while Middle Easterners are doing just the opposite, and he explains why none of the neighborhood kids wanted to play with Osama bin Laden. Then, Rich Vos tries to incite violence between Arabs and Jews in the audience and talks to Dom about what it's like to compete for gigs with his wife. Finally, Capone says we're at our most racist when behind the wheel.
This week at the Laugh Factory, Brother Woods embarrasses Dom by giving a few too many props. Then, SNL's Finesse Mitchell explains why mannequins are turning him on, and why black teenage moms shouldn't be allowed to name their children. Greek-Canadian Angelo Tsarouchas explains the real reason fat people are fat and the meaning behind his Greek name. Finally, Russell Peters and Dom compare notes on the politics of stealing other people's material and coming up with new material.
Dom asks Indian comedian Russell Peters, "Why can't a Jew get a break in this town?" Dom turns off gay comedian Jason Stuart when he jokes about disciplining homosexuals...but not in a bad way. You'll also hear from Jeff Cesario and Debbie Gutierrez.
This week at the Laugh Factory, great sets from Joey Medina, Rick Overton, Mario Joyner, and Jeremy Hotz. Brooklyn native Joey Medina says rich people and poor people brag differently, and talks to Dom about his former life as a boxer. Rick Overton explains why hippies paved the way and who's changing the face of comedy. Mario Joyner says The Home Depot is a do-it-yourself death trap. Jeremy Hotz says he's so lonely that both his condoms and his catsup are going bad.
Dom sits with Thea Vidale as she reminisces on the old days with Sam Kinison, Bill Hicks, and other dead guys. He also gets philosophical with Tom Papa as they agree that being retarded is the key to being happy every day. You'll also hear from Bill Dawes.
Dom starts the show by reassuring a pregnant woman that he's ready and willing to deliver her baby in his car. Brother Woods is unhappy with his paycheck. Then, Jill-Michele Melean, from Reno 911 and Mad TV, talks about getting engaged to a man with Tourette Syndrome and getting felt up by airport security. Then, Ron Pearson from The George Lopez Show and That '70s Show says that even the most pathetic reality-TV contestants can inspire jealousy.
Dom checks in with Jay Davis about his sex life. Brian Dunkleman talks about his love for Medieval Times and what really happened on American Idol (for the last time: he quit; he wasn't fired!). Dane Cook and Jamie reminisce about Dane's first appearance. And Chris Spencer loves having a son, even if it turns out he's gay.
Television comedian and actor Max Alexander drops by to talk about the side effects of dieting and to tell Dom some "joke jokes". Then, Hiram Kasten explains the trick of long-term relationships and talks to Dom about his favorite roles. Next, Brian Holtzman says he's thinking differently of Asians and gives some serious plugs for his upcoming gigs.
Pam Ayres' stage show has been a sell-out success throughout the world. With her natural warmth and wit she builds up a rapport with the audience that guarantees an evening of fun and laughter. Pam's reflections on daily life bring a chuckle of recognition from people of all ages. Whether she's reminiscing about the spartan conditions on a caravan holiday in the fifties, or describing her less-than-spectacular prowess in a nineties' gym, her wonderfully accurate wit is always a delight.
Fawzia Mirza's entire life was an attempt to be a "good Pakistani woman". But when her brown fairy tale wasn't coming true, Fawzia discovered a few things about herself. She shares her funny tale for Don't Tell My Mother! at The Laugh Factory in Chicago, IL.
Brian Scott McFadden performing comedy live at Comic Strip Live on July 26, 2012.