Posts by: Shawn Carter

John Paul Rivera is My Favorite Comic (of the week)

John Paul Rivera is the energetic  co-host of the mideast corner open mic in Cambridge.  He also happens to be one of the funniest guys...

Working Comic: Week 3, Still at it.

This was a great week for me.  Lots of shows.  I worked at the biggest club in Boston all weekend and made some money but I just...

Study finds that smoking crack cocaine is actually better for you than lifting with your back instead of using your legs.

Is smoking crack cocaine good for you? “Probably not” says Dr. Christian McGonacle,  “But could it really be any worse...

Rick Jenkins is My Favorite Comic (of the week)

Rick Jenkins is the owner and regular host of The Comedy Studio.  Go there any Saturday and witness his greatness for yourself.  Or...

Working Comic: Millionaire Comedian! (Couldn’t be that easy.)

Well I finished my first work week as a stand up comedian. What does that entail?  Let me tell ya! Sunday Daytime: I spent the day...

Working Comic: Day One

Working Comic: Day One by Shawn Carter         Hi.  Welcome to my blog.  Working Comic.  As many of you know I...

Quit Your Day Job (But Give Notice)

“Don’t quit your day job!”   That advice is easy to follow. Go to work.  Make money.  Go to an open mic.  Get...

Sean Sullivan is My Favorite Comic (of the week)

  How very Boston, a guy named Shawn writing an article about a guy named Sean.  But I was really torn about featuring Sean Sullivan...

Andrea Henry is My Favorite Comic (of the week)

Before I ever met Andrea Henry I had heard her name many many times.  People would mention her, “She’s so great” ...

Ted Pettingell is My Favorite Comic (of the week)

When I first started going to comedy clubs and getting on stage, Ted Pettingell was one of the first people I met.  We’ve been...