An insider's view of the world of comedy clubs

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John Cantu "wild-man of comedy"

"Keep it Clean!" Rules Are Guidelines

(NOTE: Yes, you have been exhorted innumerable times, to "keep it clean!" - - - but, as you discover in this essay, "rules" are guidelines; they are never written in stone. Also, you really lose a lot of the impact of Handley's line if you were not personally acquainted with my "wild-man of comedy" reputation when I was a comedy club producer.)