|December 15, 2016||Posted by Wes Hazard under comedy, wes hazard|
Some sweet news: My book Questions For Terrible People was featured last month in The Style Invitational, the weekly humor/wordplay contest of The Washington Post. Columnist Pat Myers provided some sample questions and asked readers to write their own.
It was pretty cool to see so many submissions, and after writing 250 of these questions myself it was extremely interesting to see what readers came up with themselves. I had no part in the judging but the selections were uniformly intriguing. More than anything I was struck by just how…personal…a lot of these were. I mean, some of these folks were very clearly working out some life problems via submission to a humor column and I’m totally OK with that. Here are some of my potential-TMI favs:
* Have you ever hoped your kid’s team would fail to make the playoffs so you could have your weekends back again? (Jeff Contompasis, Ashbury, Va.)
* My teenager is consistently surly and rude, and says he wishes I weren’t his mother. Would putting him up for adoption be considered rewarding bad behavior? (Hilda Zampella, Falls Church, Va.)
* In a bargain with Satan, the funny anecdote you submitted to Reader’s Digest in 1982 will finally be published, but for the rest of your life you must shout out incorrect “Jeopardy!” answers at TV screens in airport bars. (Sandy Moran, Santa Rosa, Calif.)
You can check out the full list of notable submissions HERE.
|June 23, 2015||Posted by Wes Hazard under comedy, wes hazard|
So this is pretty exciting. On Friday 6/26/15 I’ll be the very first comic to take the stage at CBS Scene’s new comedy room at Gillette Stadium’s Patriot Place entertainment complex. Could not be more pumped, this place is legit and the comics I’ll be hosting for are 2 of Boston’s absolute best. Don’t miss out, you only get one first time…
|May 27, 2015||Posted by Wes Hazard under cambridge, comedy, wes hazard|
Taking over the IB Comedy Lottery for 1 week only check out “Buy This!…You’ll Feel Better!” a hilarious evening of comedy & advertising.
The show will open up with some selected open comedy lottery spots. Then you’ll see featured stand-up Liam McGurk, Srilatha Rajamani, & Christine An.
We’ll move into the marketing side of things with a lecture from LEGENDARY brand strategist Todd Spaulding!
Finally Wes Hazard will take you on a tour through some of the most off the wall print ads of the last century.
Best part? You don’t really have to buy anything because this show is FREE!