What do you do with adversity? I laugh at it.
It's always a challenge for audiences to get over their initial perceptions of what I'm going to do and what I'm capable of. We're brought up not to make fun of handicapped people, but there I am asking a crowd to find me funny. People aren't sure how to react at first. In my opening joke I always try to say without really saying it: “I know I'm handicapped and it's OK.”
In ironic contrast to that, my 2021 tour is named, “The I’m Not OK and That’s OK Tour.”
I got the idea from my young friend, Kyler Nipper, who started the non-profit Kyler’s Kicks.
The only thing as good as the show? The drink you have after
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A few short steps from the Listening Room is One Twenty Three—our neighborly New American Tavern, serving hearty dishes with modern flare.