Humor - the POWER TOOL of success

You Know WHAT you want... But do you have the right TOOLS to achieve it? From presidents to executives... Humor has been the POWER TOOL of success. And HumorMall is dedicated to helping YOU achieve your dream - using Humor.

HumorMall co-founder John CantuHumorMall co-founder Susan Cerce

John Cantu andSusan Cerce
individually and/or jointly have run many of San Francisco, California nightclubs.

Performers have included: Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, The Amazing Jonathan (Jonathan Szeles), A. Whitney Brown, Dana Carvey, Margaret Cho, Will Durst, Kit Hollerbach, Larry Hovis, Kevin Meany, Kevin Pollack, Paula Poundstone, Rick Reynolds, Bobby Slayton, Carrie Snow, and hundreds more.

They have hosted auditions for: America's Funniest People, Fernwood Tonight, The New Laugh-In Show, Saturday Night Live,and for more than fifty other producer, agents, and production companies. Cantu and Cerce have been interviewed on dozens of electronic media outlets across the country.

They have written humor for various humor print publications: Cheap Laughs (Editor & Publisher), Cheep Laughs, Comedy Today, Comedy/Update (Editor & Publisher), Contemporary Comedy, Orben's Comedy Fillers, and Orben's Current Comedy. They have written nightclub material performed by - Phyllis Diller, Kevin Meany, Gary Owens, Joan Rivers, Smothers Brothers, Wil Shriner, Rip Taylor and other comedians.

Miscellaneous writing assignments have also included: writing for syndicated cartoons: Bound & Gagged, Frank & Ernest, The Lockehorns, Marmaduke, Trudy,and Ziggy. And they have created original material for a wide variety of clients: ad agencies, greeting card publishers, the "All I need to Know About Life I learned From StarTrek" poster for Portal Publications; Castlewalk (full length film feature), Murder at 45 RPM's (Television one-hour script); and a variety of odd-ball projects too complex, arcane, or weird to list (Some of them make interesting cocktail party stories, though).

They have also written many freelance articles about humor and comedy.

Cantu was a professional speaker (member of The National Speakers Association), and has spoken for Deloitte Touche (San Francisco and Sacramento branches), The IRS Service Center - Austin, Toastmasters District Four Conference, National Speakers Association - both the Northern California and Sacramento chapters, UC - Hayward, UC - Sonoma, San Francisco State and for many other organizations. As a humor coach, Cantu has worked with many professional communicators including Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE and former National Speakers' Association president; Malcolm Kushner (Humor consultant & author "The Light Touch"; & "Successful Presentation Skills for Dummies"); and Mark S.A. Smith (Co-Author "Guerrilla Trade Show Selling" & "Guerrilla Teleselling").