Category Archives: work

Hospital Clowning: Laughter Doo-Dee

Wednesday, February 21st 2018 1)  New Lyrics In pre-op with Dr. Bucket Buster today I improvise some novel and tasty lyrics.  Check it out; The Doo-Dee Song [0:25]:   2)  Watching You I marvel as Dr. Bucket Buster plays out an entire … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Seven Discoveries

Thursday,  February 15th 2018 1)  Therapy Dogs One of the hazards of hospital clowning is crossing paths with therapy dogs.  I say ‘hazard’ because I love animals so much and when I ran into Cooper today I came unglued.  Look at … Continue reading

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Performing Life: Kids Night Balloon Jam

Monday, February 5th 2018 2018-02-05 BALLOON JAM VIDEO [29 seconds]:    Mamma mia.  Every Monday night I provide face painting and balloon animals for Kids Night at a Pizzeria near Boston.  This night was off the hook because the local … Continue reading

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Kitchen to Circus – A Mighty Good Man

Saturday, February 3rd 2018 After a late night I am all the more grateful for nourishment from my Manmeat’s kitchen for the road. From the Kitchen to the Circus: A cup full of warm savory cereal topped with a perfect … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Talk Like Dees

Tuesday,  January 30th 2018 Yesterday two of our clowns visited a very special long term “frequent flier” friend and fan of our team.   I will call her “Boss Lady” on account of her renowned personality.  She is in her early … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up and No Show To Go

Sunday, January 28th 2018 My show this morning didn’t happen afterall.  There was a scheduling mixup.  Here is me all dressed up and at the theatre with no show happening. Unless you count the sweet older gentleman who pulled off … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Word For That

Sunday, January 28th 2018 AT RISE:  Mamma is next to ClaraJane’s bath combing out sections of her profoundly tangled hair.  It is almost time for Mamma to get in costume for her juggling show today. Mom:  So, there’s this beautiful … Continue reading

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