The New Comedy Special Diary

The New Comedy Special Diary

Phil Johnson ComedianIt’s definitely time to do a new special.  I’ve been working really hard for a few years now on the material and it’s just about ready to go.  Details with be forthcoming.

Over the past few months of planning and writing, I’ve been periodically publishing a video diary of the special’s progress to show you what goes into producing something like this.

And you get a little taste of the new…

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What Robin Williams Left Behind…

What Robin Williams Left Behind…

Robin WilliamsEveryone and their brother is posting tributes to Robin Williams today of course. Everything from personal stories of “I met Robin and he…” to memories of other people that involved Robin and his work.  How he made people feel like it was ok to be a bit of a weirdo.

It almost seems like me-too-ism to be writing another, but I guess the internet is the way we process grief these days.

Being a…

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Butch Walker Videos and Influence

Butch Walker Videos and Influence

Butch WalkerEvery artist has their heroes.  And I have plenty.  Eddie Izzard, Prince, Robin Williams, Aerosmith… Artists that regularly come and go in my playlists. Sometimes I don’t hear them for awhile. Then they’re back again like old friends.

But that man you see at the left almost never leaves my ears.  His name is Butch Walker.  Butch’s “day job”, as he calls it, is writing songs and producing for…

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10 Signs You’re Dating A Comedian

10 Signs You’re Dating A Comedian

Phil Johnson comedianDating a comic is no picnic, as my girlfriend will happily attest to.  And the life of comedy-spouse or significant other is nearly as tough a job as being a comic.  So to all of you who hang in there with all of us, I say thank you, and dedicate this list.

10 Signs You’re Dating A Comedian

1. Every argument and makeup session ends with, “… and this doesn’t go in your act.”

2.You notice a…

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The First Time Music Scared The Crap Out Of Me

The First Time Music Scared The Crap Out Of Me

Motley Crue

Somewhere waaaaaay down there is Motley Crue.

I went to see Motley Crue and Alice Cooper the other night.  That was the music of my teenage years and you get stuck with that through your whole life.  It’s why my parents still listen to Roy Orbison, 90′s kids will always listen to Nirvana and Tupac, and some poor child today is going to be stuck with Iggy Azalea for the rest of their lives.


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Download this song for free at - Lyric video for this year’s Xmas song that you’ll never hear in polite company.

Adorable characters and Hollywood-style violence.  Rudolph, sick of being bullied, acquires weapons and plans to make his presence violently known. Does he actually do it?

VIDEO: Gimme Gimme (A Christmas Lullaby) Funny Xmas Song by Phil Johnson

Should have posted this earlier when I remembered this lovely ladies name.

Should have posted this earlier when I remembered this lovely ladies name.