Review

Review

Drew’s Best of 2017

2017 built on the good and bad of 2016. Political discussion got more divided, the weather got harsher, and my personal year was great. So, ignoring the macro and focusing on the DrewCo, here’s my review of 2017. Best Achievement – Publishing The United States of Laughter After much hemming and hawing, I finally decided [continue reading…]

Drew’s Best of 2016

The meme du jour of 2016 was how awful of a year it was for the world. Brexit happened, Trump was elected, and Carrie Fisher died. Of course, some people were in favor of those things (not the last one, who would want that?). At a macro level, 2016 was bad, particularly for climate change [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…]

Drew’s Best of 2015

I do a lot in a year. I eat a lot of food, drink a lot of milkshakes, and generally find enjoyable ways to spend my  525,600 minutes. Here are the best of those moments. (See previous bestofs here.) Best Achievement – Visiting 47 States OK, technically this achievement was not on the goals list at the [continue reading…]

Nomad Travel Log

On March 1, 2015, I started a nomadic journey, leaving my place in New York to reside pretty much anywhere in the world. This is my travel log as a corporate nomad. [continue reading…]

Drew’s Best Of 2014

With approximately 8700 hours in a year to do things, I like checking back on how I spent some of those hours. Here are some of my favorites from 2014. You can also check out past years’ bestofs. Best Achievement – 100 87 Speaking Engagements For the second year, one of my primary goals for [continue reading…]

Drew’s Best Of 2013

365 days is a lot of time to do a lot of things. Here are some of my favorites from 2013. Best Achievement – 100 73 Speaking Engagements One of my biggest goals for the year was to do 100 engagements for Humor That Works. While I only hit 73, I still think it was my biggest [continue reading…]

Performances in Review 2013

For the third year in a row, one of my goals was to perform at least 100 times. Last year I hit 133 performances, the year before 119. This year it was 102. Here are some stats regarding the performances: 54% of shows were shortform improv, 5% of shows were traditional longform improv, 23% were [continue reading…]