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Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 01-22-13, 06:39 AM
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Posted By davidkaye
Whenever anybody wants to sell me something I ask...

Whenever anybody wants to sell me something I ask them to send me their information via snail mail. They tell me they don't have any printed material. I tell them to just send me a copy of what...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 12-01-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,435
Posted By davidkaye
Chico magician set on fire in Dominican Republic

Chico is a California college town. The magician, Wayne Houchin, has been on Discovery Channel, among other places. The host, a prankster, poured a flammable liquid on his head.
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Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 11-28-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,659
Posted By davidkaye
I'm not sure why you're not pointing...

I'm not sure why you're not pointing AmazingArthur to the ProfessionalShowoff content. I find that once you get a moniker it's important to go with it consistently. In one of my other worlds I am a...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 11-28-12, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,659
Posted By davidkaye
Yes, professionalshowoff.com is much much much...

Yes, professionalshowoff.com is much much much better! The printing is clear and easy to read, the content is concise, and the navigation is simple.
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 11-26-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,659
Posted By davidkaye
Hi Amazing Arthur, I usually cringe when I...

Hi Amazing Arthur,

I usually cringe when I look at someone's reel, but I think you've put together a GREAT reel! I lost a couple references, but that's okay. It's clear that the audience got...
Forum: Josh Weiner 11-23-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,716
Posted By davidkaye
I don't think so, unless you've been in SF and I...

I don't think so, unless you've been in SF and I booked your act at the Climate Theater or the Odeon Bar. Or unless you ever went to the Roxy, a restaurant in Portland, which I once owned in another...
Forum: Josh Weiner 11-21-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,716
Posted By davidkaye
Sort of the Joshua Rifkin style. I like it!

Sort of the Joshua Rifkin style. I like it!
Forum: ITEMS FOR SALE 11-20-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,801
Posted By davidkaye
Hey folks, can someone explain what this device...

Hey folks, can someone explain what this device is used for?
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 11-10-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By davidkaye
When somebody says "It's not about the money"...

When somebody says "It's not about the money" it's usually about the money, or at least what the money represents.

As for solutions, I'd say that when people are confronted with a situation...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 10-11-12, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,280
Posted By davidkaye
Guy Inherits 13,000 Clown Parts!

A guy inherited 13,000 clown parts from his father-in-law, and may open a Florida clown museum, he's not sure yet. Here's the story:
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Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 09-20-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,312
Posted By davidkaye
Yeah, cool, Scot! I passed it around several...

Yeah, cool, Scot! I passed it around several days ago on Facebook. You're amazing in that you can take a trick that doesn't work and still get the crowd behind you. Well, it helps to be goofy, of...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 08-18-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By davidkaye
Nicely done! That's a very professional website....

Nicely done! That's a very professional website. It was also good to get the video in there as well as the positive mentions.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-15-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,737
Posted By davidkaye
This is why I suggested maybe getting a store...

This is why I suggested maybe getting a store owner to welcome you as someone to increase foot traffic to their store. That way, when the cop comes down on you, you can tell them that you were...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-15-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,737
Posted By davidkaye
What city? What are the local laws? How cool is...

What city? What are the local laws? How cool is the PD? How cool are the people who run the city? What other pitches are there? Is there a merchant who might want you to perform in front of...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 08-14-12, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,649
Posted By davidkaye
Dang, Scot! You take the joy out of corporal...

Dang, Scot! You take the joy out of corporal punishment.
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 08-13-12, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,649
Posted By davidkaye
Gee, Scot, can I hit you with a slapstick? That...

Gee, Scot, can I hit you with a slapstick? That might make it worth driving to LA... :)
Forum: USERS GUIDE / SUGGESTIONS / FORUM FAQ 08-06-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,707
Posted By davidkaye
It looks like she's trying to sell shoes.

It looks like she's trying to sell shoes.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-03-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,569
Posted By davidkaye
The great philosopher Jerry Garcia once said,...

The great philosopher Jerry Garcia once said, "Don't be the best at what you do; be the ONLY person who does what you do."

These are important words for anybody who wants to be good at anything....
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-23-12, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,454
Posted By davidkaye
I haven't tried any of this, but my gut tells me:...

I haven't tried any of this, but my gut tells me:

If the person says no, tell them, "Hey, if you come up I'll let you get a picture taken of us together doing something amazing to send home to...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-23-12, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,822
Posted By davidkaye
Good point. I'm so used to the SF Bay Area and...

Good point. I'm so used to the SF Bay Area and Southern California that I forget that other places could have restrictions.

Only thing I'll add here is that I try never to let coins show. I...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-18-12, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,822
Posted By davidkaye
Oh, also, I suggest using the word "tips" and not...

Oh, also, I suggest using the word "tips" and not a word like "donations". People think of donations as charity for the indigent, but they think of tips as something they give the bartender and...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-18-12, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,822
Posted By davidkaye
Congratulations! It's so cool to read that you...

Congratulations! It's so cool to read that you did it. Yeah, there are some things that work for street groups and some that don't. Also, the order of tricks might make a difference, maybe...
Forum: FESTIVAL AND PITCH ETHICS 07-12-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,275
Posted By davidkaye
I think the first paragraph I'm quoting above...

I think the first paragraph I'm quoting above explains the second paragraph. For myself, I never speak in a hostile voice when someone has tried to take my pitch. I just tell them, "You must be...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-08-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,631
Posted By davidkaye
It sounds like buskers need to organize in...

It sounds like buskers need to organize in Montreal and fight back against regulation in the first place. In the U.S., of course we have the First Amendment, so we can perform as long as we don't...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-05-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,234
Posted By davidkaye
Irina, yeah I know that PCS is not SM; I lived in...

Irina, yeah I know that PCS is not SM; I lived in PDX for 6 years and used to own the Roxy restaurant, so I'm no stranger to the place. Thanks for your info.
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