comedy

Math Pick-Up Lines

Why I don’t do so well in the bar scene. [continue reading…]

My Best Tweets of 2016

After 156 tweets, 90,000 impressions, 441 likes, and 83 retweets, here are my top tweets of 2016: 1. Ghost Insecurities Ghost A: I’m really nervous, we’re going to get caught.Ghost B: Dude, just act super natural. — drewtarvin (@drewtarvin) September 22, 2016 2. Dessert Opinions I don't understand mint chocolate. I've never been eating a dessert and [continue reading…]

An In-Depth Analysis of 1,000 Performances

My comedy career began on October 21, 2004, with a shortform improv comedy show in Smith Hall on The Ohio State University’s campus. On February 11, 2016,  11 years, 3 months, and 21 days later, I performed my 1,000th show as a stand-up comedian, improviser, storyteller, spoken word artist, and sketch performer. Because I’m an engineer, I [continue reading…]

The Butt Sketch Artist

Do you think you can be anything you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it? I didn’t used to think so. I mean, people are limited by education, environment, and circumstance. And then I saw something, or rather someone, who changed my mind. The Butt Sketch Artist I was sitting at the [continue reading…]

My Best Tweets of 2015

2015 was another down year for Twitter for me with only 114 tweets (compared to 123 last year and 323 the year before). Overall it led to 61,452 impressions, 135 retweets, and 221 likes (aka the new favorites). Here are my Top 20 Tweets of 2015: Efficiency should be a one syllable word. — drewtarvin [continue reading…]

Improvising Conversations

A talk I gave at the AIN Conference 2015 on how I use improv to converse with other humans. [continue reading…]

Stand Up Set at the Stand

A 5-minute set I did at The Stand in NYC. [continue reading…]

Storytime in Brussels

25 April 2015. Brussels, Belgium I cringed slightly as I took the picture. Up until that point, it [continue reading…]