Adventures in Comedy
Welcome to the Blog! Here you can find the golden insights and sage wisdom of a soul well-traveled. Or, put another way...the ramblings of one Mark Angelo - Entertainer, Comedian, Juggler, Mammal.
Check back periodically to see what magic lies behind the curtain!
How My Guinness World Record Got Me on a Game Show
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a contestant on a game show? What would it be like once you were under those bright lights? Would seemingly simple questions become harder to figure out than a college-level calculus equation? And most importantly... are the host's teeth really that white...
Amping Up Your Festival's Entertainment
No matter where you are in the country, there is a season (or seasons) of festivals. Music festivals, Oktoberfests, State Fairs ...the list goes on and on. Most of the time, the entertainment that you find on the stages of these events are exclusively musical acts. While there are certainly merits...
The Journey to Late Night Stardom
Have you ever watched a program on TV, and wondered just what it looked like on the other side of the lens? Of course you have. I remember watching several of my comedy idols on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Comic Strip Live, and Conan O'Brien, imagining what it would feel like to actually...
When you hire a comedian, you may be getting only half the show
There are all kinds of comedians - dry, slapstick, surreal, dirty, g-rated - but they generally share one trait - they are up there with nothing but a microphone. It's their brain and body and the audience.
A great many do a fabulous job with those ingredients and nothing more; however, you may be...