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Chaplin’s: A Club

After twenty five years of business, Chaplin’s Comedy Club closed its doors for good.  Chaplin’s is allegedly the place where Jeff Foxworthy riffed on stage and discovered his entire “you might be a redneck” routine.  It’s been bothering me that I’m the last person to headline Chaplin’s Comedy Club.

In the year leading up to becoming a comedian I experienced live comedy three times.  The entire main stage cast at Second City Detroit horribly embarrassed me by improvising a musical number about how horrible it would be to be on a date with me.  Maybe that’s why I have a love/hate relationship with improve to this day!  At that moment of sitting in the front row, I vowed that if I were ever on stage I would never humiliate someone like I was humiliated.  Well…so much for that!

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