Category Mike does Stand Up

Stand Up Journey: The End

I am officially the worst blogger ever. I started this blog because I was going to share with everyone about my stand up journey. For a time things were good, I posted some performances and all were merry. But then I started taking a class and for some reason things stopped. Seemed a bit counter […]

Stand Up Journey: Class Is Now In Session

When a party is winding down, people will talk about a lot of weird crap. But after they’ve run out of everything else to talk about, those who consider themselves humorous tend to wind up on a familiar debate. I am talking about the age old question “can comedy be taught?” Although “who would win in a […]

Stand Up Journey: SNL Side Note

Stand up can wait, last week I went to SNL As some of you know, I host a college  tv show and that show needs cue cards. A few years ago, the fates aligned and I met Wally, the Cue Card Guy for SNL. He’s been the man ever since, he’s given us cards and […]

Stand Up Journey: Surviving the Apollo

Mike Cronin did his first stand up set. For real this time. I can now officially say that I have performed stand up comedy. Which is so unbelievably cool, the 12 year old me is just freaking right the hell out on the inside. I did my first stand up gig, and I survived Purchase’s […]

Stand Up Journey: Out of the frying pan and into the fire

Mike Cronin has done his first open mic…sort of.  While the flyer may have said “open mic” they were slightly off, really this was an “Open Audition” which if you’ve ever had to do an audition is a bit of a different animal. Because now, you aren’t facing a crowd out to have some free entertainment, you’re […]

Stand Up Journey: The Beginning

Mike Cronin has returned…again. Well, it’s been a while since I blogged about myself like the egomaniacal maniac that I am, but that is all about to change. And I’m being super serial this time, not like the other time when I said I would start again. Or the first time when I said I […]