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The Hero’s Journey

I made up an improv game called the hero's journey. It is for my new solo improv show "The Quern Deadly Improv Show" . It used the 17 steps from the Hero's Journey which is a common story telling frame work from which most ancient and modern stories use to tell the story of Harry Potter or Luke Skywalker or one of thse ancient stories that I dont know. The frame work is familiar, the "Her...
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Ierse stand-up comedian op bezoek in 5 en 6

In het kader van de lessen Engels voor het 5de en 6de jaar mochten we dinsdag 26 maart en Ierse stand-up comedian verwelkomenin onze school. Hij is een Ierse stand-up comedian die de liefde van zijn leven volgde naar Antwerpen. Hij bedacht een uniek stand-up comedy concept voor scholen, David Talks, waarin hij op een grappige en interactieve manier zijn ervaringen deelt over de verschillen in...
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A new term I just made up : Egg Shell Outrage

I've been hearing about a bit of a backlash against my hero Bill Hicks. The gist of it is that modern day comedians are saying he is degrading to women. First of all I'm not sure why they're saying that, I could have read through the article more, but it just seems like a waste of time. To me it's just people shouting loudly, saying stuff they think that matters but actually doesn't change a thin...
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What Anxiety Feels and Looks Like

Hallo Anxiety my old friend, it's nice to meet you once again. Thanks for making me feel disconnected from the world, Worrying about Future events, then worrying about past events, catastrophising, excessive worrying, thats Anxiety. Headaches, trembling, hyperventilation, Tight chest, shortness of breath , depersonalisation, Loss of appetite, avoidance, disqualifing the positive, When I'm...
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“at least I tried god dam it, at least I did that. “

High hope for new Solo Improv Show God dam I have no idea what I am doing. I feeling like a naive new-comer hoping to achieve the unthinkable. I know I have an aptitude for improv and I have been doing it for years but a 1 hour solo show feels like a massive challenge. And a massive challenge is what I need right now. Part of the reason I want to do a solo improv show is that I'm begin...
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Clearing its name – Momo Tegen Pesten

Momo tegen pesten
In a surprise move the icon known as Momo has sprung back against critics who say that Momo is part of a bullying app which encourages children to selfharm and commit suicide. "The Flemish kids TV station "Ketnet" has launched an anti bullying campaign where all children are encouraged to show that they are against bulling by drawing 4 dots on your hand. The campaign has nationwide support an...
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Why I have never Googled “Blue Waffle”

Its the same reason I have never googled 2 girls and a cup or Animal Farm , its the look in the eye of the person who is trying to get you to do it. That look of I'm really upset after seeing this, maybe I will feel better if someone else see's it too. Basically I don't want to know. I don't want to share in this weird thing that you have actively searched for, then looked at, then got upset ...
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Comedy Clubs Belgium & Netherlands (list)

Open B.A.C. Amsterdam Elke dinsdag in het Betty Asfalt Complex. www.bettyasfalt.nl Aanmelden via: lansinkben@gmail.com of bellen naar: 06-51515744 Comedy Café Amsterdam  Elke woensdag Comedy Cafe Amsterdam www.comedycafe.nl Toomler Amsterdam Onder 't Hilton, http://www.toomler.nl Aanmelden via: openpodium@toomler.nl Plankgasten, Open Podium van CRea Amsterdam https://ww...
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Improv Workshops : For Schools & Team building

A big misconception is that people think improv is too difficult and something they could never do, when in fact we improvise every single day of our lives — not knowing the next word that comes out of our mouths in a conversation with a friend or co-worker. As such, improv’s lessons are directly applicable to everyday situations. Improvisations are not role-plays or simulations (although ...
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Opinion: Flanders Political Campaigns

"Do you still want to eat bread on a Sunday" Vote BDW - this is satirical take on the political campaigns run by some political parties in Flanders that have a reputation of being far right racists but want to appeal to a broader population. "Do you support the workers in the Port of Antwerp" Like and share if you do.... is one I saw, and I was suprised to see people i know "liking" it . N...
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