Category Archives: Hospital Clowning

Hospital Clowning: A Mal Adjusted Day

Tuesday, October 9th 2018 What a pleasure to partner with the one and only Dr. Mal Adjusted. 1)  Spidey Legs In the room of six year old Jake, Dr. Mal proposes to tell a JOKE.  Naturally I interrupt, repeatedly.  Dr. … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Stuff We Can Do

Thursday, October 4th 2018 Stuff Hospital Clowns Can DO (A working compendium of possible Hospital Clown, um, “Services): juggle for you juggle with our partner blow bubbles grab prize bubbles give YOU bubbles make something disappear sing you a song … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Gonzo vs. Grumpy

October 3rd 2018 No sooner do we gussy up and head out of the office, a child basically stomps by us with scowl on her face and arms crossed staunchly across her chest.  Dr. Gonzo does an immediate u-turn and … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Joke Repository

September 2018 (A working compilation in progress, if you will: )   Q:  What’s brown and sticky?   /   A:  A stick. Q:  What’s brown and stickier?   /   A:  A stick covered in poo. Q:  What’s red and bad for your teeth? /   A: A brick. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Brother

Monday, August 13th 2018 On the occasion of my Big (best and only) Brother’s Birthday this year. 2018-08-13 Happy BDay Rob c.o. Laughter League [31 seconds]:   ♥♥

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Hospital Clowning: Family Separation

Tuesday, June 19th 2018   Dr. Bafu is so wonderful to know and to work with.  Sometimes he is so funny and I am doing practically nothing as I observe the scene.  Fortunately I am learning to relax and have … Continue reading

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Children in Cages – What to Do?

June 11th 2018   These children are imprisoned for being born somewhere. https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/dhs-official-658-children-taken-from-adults-at-border-1245015619748 My hospital clown training has taught me that the pain we feel in the face of others’ suffering is not only perceptual but neurological.  And the way … Continue reading

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