Tag: Bad Poetry

Brave Souls Share Their Most Embarrassing Teenage Writing On Stage For Your Entertainment

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 | 8-10 PM | $10 at the door | Cottage Bistro – 4468 Main Street | Readers get in for free* Somewhere in the back of your closet gathering dust and turning yellow with age is comedic gold. Those old journals, poems, and essays you wrote

Another Teen Angst Night

It’s happening again. This Sunday, November 2. The show I’ve been producing for longer than I was a teenager. Teen Angst Night is comedic reading series where everyday people read from their embarrassing old journals, poems, songs, essays (and more). Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays,

Teen Angst Night – First Time

I laughed so hard tears steamed down my face. One of my friends literately peed her pants. I could barely get the words out, I was so embarrassed and amused the first time I ever read my teen angst poetry to a crowd. This happened way back in the year

Teen Angst Night

NEXT SHOW: Wednesday, May 29 Somewhere in the back of your closet gathering dust and turning yellow with age is comedic gold. Those old journals, poems, and essays you wrote as a teenager when you thought you could do no wrong, would probably make you cringe at your former feelings

The Room at The Rio

The Rio Theatre & Black Dog Video presents the You-Gotta-See-It-To-Believe-It Best Worst Movie Ever Masterpiece, “THE ROOM.” *Buy Advanced Tickets for $8 at www.riotheatretickets.ca* Tickets at the door will be $8 in film-related costume, $10 without. Audience participation is encouraged (bring plastic spoons)! You will laugh. You will cry. You will

Hey Edinburgh! Get Ready For This!

With all my Teen Angst shows over the years it was inevitable that one day I’d have to create a solo show. I did. It was first presented in 2007 at the Toronto Fringe, then at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, then I moved to London and applied for a

On The Radio – Soon!

I’m going to be on CBC Radio 1 Pacific’s show On The Coast today at 5:50 pm Vancouver time talking about the Vancouver Public Library’s Vogon Poetry Contest. You can listen online here: http://www.cbc.ca/onthecoast/

Vogon Poetry Wanted

When I was a teenager I rebelled against my sci-fi loving family by straying as far away as I could from that genre; basically I read things like Jane Austen and essays on third wave feminism. Because of that I missed out on reading this very funny book. Luckily though,


Ode to Snapple Peach Iced Tea After I walked across the Brooklyn Bridge I yearned for my thirst to be clenched Like an oasis, a quick-ie mart appeared Transporting me back to my youth Slid back the refrigerator door that separated us like a boarder Brought you to the twelve

My Week Without Makeup- Day Four

Apparently I’m not the only one on this fresh face trend. Heidi Klum recently was photographed for People’s Most Beautiful People issue without makeup.  Jessica Simpson did a photo shoot for the May issue of Marie Claire au natural. I think these photos are interesting because at first glance they

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