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Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-19-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By Bob Carr
If you two don't have any problems, then maybe...

If you two don't have any problems, then maybe it's the pole?

I find that kids start to interact with the show like that as soon as they start feeling like you are their friend. With any new...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-25-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By Bob Carr
never worked any of those cities..... oh wait,...

never worked any of those cities..... oh wait, would it have been better if I didn't reply?
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-02-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,749
Posted By Bob Carr
It is funny, because I grew up (performer wise)...

It is funny, because I grew up (performer wise) with the fringe fests in Canada. The first time I performed, ever, I first paid $20 for the pass to perform. After a few years the price of the pass...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-02-10, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,749
Posted By Bob Carr
Good stories! I was just a bit sour for...

Good stories!

I was just a bit sour for pitches dying. It could also be pan flute south americans with their generators, huge speakers and playback music.

It is not just pitches that are...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,749
Posted By Bob Carr
I saw this one park bench advertizing. "If you...

I saw this one park bench advertizing. "If you were homeless, you would be home by now."

This year I have experienced several pitches that have been closed down because someone played one or two...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-26-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,749
Posted By Bob Carr
What you can only pick one? Man, I should have...

What you can only pick one? Man, I should have stayed in school.
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 07-04-10, 04:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,697
Posted By Bob Carr
I also have to add Bill Ferguson. He showed me...

I also have to add Bill Ferguson. He showed me how my humour was too inteligent. That I have to dumb it down and play to the masses.

Many that I never have seen helped me out too. Like Dirty Fred...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 07-02-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By Bob Carr
With the live Hyena, at least you would get some...

With the live Hyena, at least you would get some laughs!
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-30-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,697
Posted By Bob Carr
I got the bug from seeing J-P McKendry, Nikolai...

I got the bug from seeing J-P McKendry, Nikolai Smith, Flyin Bob, Dave Aiken and Jean-Michel Paré perform. I will also have to give credit to you (Alakazam) because I ended up seeing your show like...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-23-10, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By Bob Carr
I was performing in Germany in German and an...

I was performing in Germany in German and an American tourist yells "Do it in English, I don't understand!"

I cameback, "If history was different you would!"

The reaction for the audience was...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 04-15-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 23,575
Posted By Bob Carr
Last spring I got an iPod in my hat. The weekend...

Last spring I got an iPod in my hat. The weekend before my minidisc kicked the bucket and in my show I was bitching about it. That weekend a woman put a wrapped box in my hat. In it was a 8Gb iPod...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 03-25-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bob Carr
So it is 3:53am, when all great web sites are...

So it is 3:53am, when all great web sites are finished and I have something for you to view.

http://adventurecomedian.com/

Home, Festivals, On Stage, Workshops and Contact are my main focus....
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 03-03-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bob Carr
Sorry I dropped off there for a while. I landed...

Sorry I dropped off there for a while. I landed in the performing season with a show I had never done before.

First, thanks for all the great advice! I have thought about this lots in the last...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 01-14-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,570
Posted By Bob Carr
Nikolai from Edmonton. I have seen him do...

Nikolai from Edmonton. I have seen him do everything from recite Shakespear with a volunteer to cut the head off of Barney in his show. Super energy!
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 01-12-10, 05:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,841
Posted By Bob Carr
Just threaten to cut of some kids arm, then you...

Just threaten to cut of some kids arm, then you don't have to bring the Cucumers.

And if you need to know how to gaff one of those, just google it. I think the thread works better than just the...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 12-23-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bob Carr
Making a web site.... need help

Hello

I have been performing for the last 10 years or so. Mostly on the street. Now it is time to make a web site and promo package. The joy of working the street is you dont really need all that...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 12-23-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By Bob Carr
I like the out takes for his video. I watched it...

I like the out takes for his video. I watched it yesterday. I'll try and find it.

Oh, I was mistaken. It is the out takes for 2008

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSbhYmFEMTA

is the showreel...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 12-06-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,863
Posted By Bob Carr
I use to do magic and people would ask, "How'd...

I use to do magic and people would ask, "How'd you do that?"
Now I juggle and people ask, "Why do you do that?"
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 11-22-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By Bob Carr
I was in Mexico a month ago from Cancun to Belize...

I was in Mexico a month ago from Cancun to Belize and the roads were fine. Playa de Carmen looked workable. I was too busy taking it easy to find out. I can suggest a good hostel there. Playa Hostel...
Forum: HOUSING 08-12-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bob Carr
Thanks, Already checked in. Good luck to all...

Thanks,

Already checked in. Good luck to all wanting to get a pass!

Watch out for the guy with the baseball bat, I think he wants to play hard ball. The loser goes to the back of the line.
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 08-11-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By Bob Carr
Hey Kate, Good to hear from ya! Everything...

Hey Kate,

Good to hear from ya! Everything worked out fine I showed up at the fringe and charmed them into giving me a pass. It helped that three people had left.
Forum: HOUSING 08-11-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bob Carr
Hotels near the fringe, what would you recommend?...

Hotels near the fringe, what would you recommend? Commercial or the Strat?
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 07-15-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By Bob Carr
Saskatoon Fringe

Hey,

I was planning to hit the Saskatoon Fringe this year. Ten years ago I went to University there and Saskatoon is where I started performing. I was thinking it would be cool to show all my...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 12-03-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 348,216
Posted By Bob Carr
cool website

http://producten.hema.nl/

Just wait a second and let it do it's thing.
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 11-09-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bob Carr
For anyone interested in Balloon art.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/howaboutthat/3204414/Balloon-twisting-sculptures-by-Jason-Hackenwerth.html
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