May 30, 1979

My stand-up debut at age 22 (36 years ago today-yikes!) at the Mine Shaft, downtown St. Louis. (11th and Pine) That Jimmy Carter bit still kills. Shout out to Craig Hawksley, Zack and Mack, Jon Scott, Craig Brown, Table Legs, Donnie Hoffman, Jerry West, Steve Pachter, Andrew Miller, John Lane and all the others (sorry […]


Comedians Dan Chopin and Joe Marlotti (left) with Carnival Comedy Honcho David Carlow (middle) on a recent Carnival Glory cruise. David Carlow has done an excellent job making the Punchliner Comedy Club one of the largest and most profitable attractions on Carnival’s 25-ship fleet. The 300 to 400 seat showrooms have been consistently enjoying standing room only crowds […]