Monthly Archive: May 2009

May 05

World Laughter Day 2009

So this past Sunday was World Laughter Day. It it connected to laughter yoga, which you can read more about over at my post about the Science of Laughter. It’s the first Sunday of every May. Their website says:  “Laughter may be the best medicine, but how can we laugh at a time like this? …

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May 03

Musical Impressionist Danny Gans Passes Away

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I was surprised to hear of the passing of musical impressionist Danny Gans who was 52. While you may not have heard of Danny Gans his story is certainly fascinating. A former minor league Baseball player Gans tried his hand at stand-up comedy performing in comedy clubs at the beginning of his career, but he …

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May 02

BBC 2’s The Speaker – The Final

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It only seems like yesterday when I was writing a post about BBC 2’s new reality TV talent show The Speaker. In fact it was about 4 weeks ago. They ended up broadcasting two episodes a week, rather than one per week for 8 weeks. It was actually an interesting show in the end and …

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