Articles tagged with: standup comedy

From the Dead Sea to the dead weather

published: April, 19, 2013 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Legal, Living with HIV, Brian Finch

Brain Finch reports in following his trip to Israel

From the Dead Sea to the dead weather

It’s taken me a long two weeks to get back on my feet post-Israel trip. Since then it’s been cold and rainy here, so it’s beginning to feel like all that sunny freedom from SADS has disappeared…(Technically it’s SAD, but it just doesn’t seem right unless I make sad plural.) Just last Saturday I sent a message to a friend living in St. Martin for the winter. I was at my wit’s end, in "just get me the fuck out of here" mode.  But after Margaret Thatcher’s death I gave

Looking back: 2012 a year for gratitude

published: January, 02, 2013 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Arts and Entertainment, Living with HIV, Brian Finch

Brian Finch looks back on a year of new paths, new directions.

Looking back: 2012 a year for gratitude

So much has changed in a year. It would be this time last year I received an email from someone I knew at The Stephen Lewis Foundation requesting I participate in their Dare Campaign. It's a pledge campaign to raise money based on a dare, not dissimilar to The Breast Cancer Walk etc.   My challenge was stand-up.  I'd wanted to do it but was too chicken shit to do so. I had comic friends and had played with improv. But the thought of going up and bombing was too frightening. Whe