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the 60’s and 70’s were full of promise, hopes, and dreams. people talked about things like stopping wars, civil rights, feeding the world, freeing the people, power to the people, and peace and love for the whole universe. so being a successful stand-up comedian seemed a modest objective. after all, don’t they just jump on stage, tell a few jokes, and disappear behind the curtain? besides; saving the world is a tough job and it doesn’t even pay medical and dental.from office cubicle to stand-up comedy and back to the cubicle it’s the story of a clerk with marginal talent who manages to get further than even he imagined, and it’s a story with an unusual mixture of humor and stark realities (especially when he goes back to the cubicle).baby boomers have now reached the age of reflection. the time to sum up their successes and failures. so what about regrets? did they leave something undone? was there something they wished they had tried, but were afraid? would they do it all over again the same way? should success be measured only in tangible results, or do the boomers get credit for simply trying?we all have dreams. most people have dreams just to have dreams; to be a rock star, a famous actor, a sports superstar selling tennis shoes, or even a president. nothing wrong with dreams. it’s good for the imagination. but to actually try pursuing and living the dream is an impressive victory over one’s self-doubts. whether you follow the road a short time, or at least long enough to get a bloody nose, maybe you’ve succeeded where many have failed because you had the courage to step through the mirror.this is the story of someone who did.he survives a kidnapping by his father, writes stand-up comedy material in high school, and after joining a college fraternity reminiscent of animal house, is removed from college for academic reasons.homemade vodka.since the show biz lifestyle was a 24/7 pursuit, he takes a break from the comedy wars to tour russia. he performs a one-niter

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