By The Numbers

I am an engineer, which means, in many cases, numbers appeal to me more than emotions do. Consider these posts lessons learned from a quantified life.

18 Months as a Nomad – By the Numbers

Today’s the day. After being a nomad for 550 days, I’m hanging up my traveling shoes and settling back in NYC (Brooklyn to be exact). From March 1, 2015 to September 1, 2016, I lived out of two bags, traveling the world for work, fun, and selfies. After 18 months, I decided to return to the [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…]

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…]

Quality Day Review 2013

If you’re wondering, yes I’m still doing that Quality Day thing. Have no idea what I’m talking about? [continue reading…]

Performances in Review 2012

For the second year in a row, one of my goals was to perform at least 100 times. Last year I hit 119 performances, this year I hit 133. Here are some stats regarding the performances: 41% of shows were shortform improv, 36% of shows were traditional longform improv, 18% were musical improv, and 5% [continue reading…]

Quality Day Review 2012

Note: I’ve shared some of these things with people before. Some people think it’s cool and give it [continue reading…]

Performances in Review 2011

One of my goals for 2011 was to perform at least 100 times. I was able to meet and surpass that goal, finishing with 119 total performances. Here are some stats regarding the performances: 57% of shows were long-form improv, 42% were short-form improv and 1% were stand-up. 39% of the total shows were at [continue reading…]