I tape most of my shows, and about once a year I run up against a heckler that just needs to be put down. I have a couple clips right now that would probably drive a ton of traffic to my YouTube channel, but I'm not going to post them. 
To say the audience was stunned would be saying too little; there are rare times when you can make two hundred people gasp
In my line of work--stand up comedian--you deal with people who are drinking. As a whole, people are good and can handle their alcohol, but every so often you run into someone who would have done society a favor by staying home.
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Things just kept getting worse for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook on Thursday night. Facing the Los
As the night progressed, and each time I'd walk past their group I'd hear him taunt. And each time I'd hide my growing annoyance with a "See ya there!" Comics loathe hecklers for a variety of reasons but we don't fear them.
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And for a little bonus, there's a promo for the duo's equally disturbing-looking Halloween episode at the end. Just in time
On one level, I recognize how this is a highly charged political throw down between two oppressed groups that rarely get the national microphone. I then worry about activists, regardless of their political stripes, disrespecting Mrs. Obama more than other first ladies.
When a second heckler interrupted Perry, the former Republican presidential hopeful had a more stern response. Texas Gov
In comedy and in life, there will always be people who want to bring us down. So all I can do is utter this humble prayer: When the crisis hits, may God give us the courage to stay the course, to straighten up in defiance, and to always -- always -- run toward the blast.
This is why you never interrupt a comedian during his or her act -- ever. Comedian Harrison Greenbaum went after a drunken
I'm relatively new to comedy, so my skills to shut the heckling down are akin to a dog with a new pair of roller-skates. It's awkward, and while there's usually plenty to laugh at, the dog is totally out of control.
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If you heckle a comedian, the world is going to go ahead and assume you're on cocaine. For the second time in a few weeks
Around four minutes into this video of comedian Jake Weisman performing stand-up at Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans on Saturday
There's a difference between comedians and the bullies, and we know it. Comedy remembers responsibility to something, and most of time that is to a sense of decency, timing, and place.