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On a recent trip to the Caribbean, I had the honor to spend a few hours in a Jamaican hospital! It wasn’t anything too serious. I was taking a kiteboarding lesson and while walking around in water up to my waist, I managed to whack my foot on a submerged rock. The photo above is my […]

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Most skydives in 24 hours

How many skydives can someone make in 24 hours? 50? 100? How about 640. Jay Stokes set the record of 640 jumps on Septebmer 8-9, 2006. That’s one jump every 2 minutes, 15 seconds. A little back ground first. Jay is retired from the US Army where he served over 20 years as a member […]

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When was the last time you did something for the first time?

The other day I did a podcast with two comedian friends of mine, Jesse Egan and Jeff Bilodeau. During our discussion, the subject came up that I used to work for the FBI. So besides comedy we also talked about the FBI and what it was like to do comedy while also working as an […]

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Lessons from a writer for David Letterman

I’m taking a comedy writing class that teaches how to write for late night shows such as the Tonight Show or The Late Show. I’ve been performing standup for several years and also write for a comic strip. I wanted to take this course because there’s always room to fine tune and improve on existing […]

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Death of a skydiver

A couple of weeks ago, a 27-year-old skydiver was killed in a accident at the same drop zone where I jump. Monday through Friday he worked as a civilian contractor helping train military personnel as they learned to free fall. On weekends he went skydiving for fun and had made over a 1,000 jumps.    […]

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