Saturday, July 14, 2018
Welcome, everyone. There was an improvisational comedy show (1998 – 2004 or so) that always cracked me up. I thought it was the best exercise in creativity that I’d ever seen. It was “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady, and Colin Mochrie could take any “line” and work hilarious magic.
Those guys created characters, scenes, and songs on the spot, based on a line they were given. Yet here I am… I already have the characters and scenes, sometimes even a song — all I need is that line… That illusive opening line!
Why should that be so difficult? Horsefeathers! It’s worse than dating, or meeting the CEO of a big company for the first time. I struggle with the opening line for days weeks forever. Then I wonder how important it actually was.
Today I thought I’d share what…
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