The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier

Do you know the hardest thing about comedy? No, what’s the hardest… Timing …thing about comedy? Timing may not be everything, but without it we would have a hard time understanding much of anything. During the episode this week when the trio...
The Final Frontier

Not Just a Burning Stick

If you didn’t watch this week’s episode live, you missed this wonderful video of an equally wonderful poem. Take a minute to enjoy it. There is surely a gift in lostness. To go to the places where we discover our size, our limits and our place is a journey...
The Final Frontier

A Kvetch, a Schlep and a Tweet

In his 2005 book, Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All Its Moods, Michael Vex expresses the view that Yiddish is the language of complaint, rooted in millennia of Jewish exile. “Judaism is defined by exile, and exile without complaint is...
The Final Frontier

Loud Pipes Save Lives

To be thunderstruck may not involve a flash of lightning or an instantaneous sign from the heavens. In fact, it may not come in a single moment. But when everything comes together just right, well, you just know. And when you know, you know that you know, you know?...
The Final Frontier

Gotta Serve Somebody

 When the story that names you is too small, you need to be freed. But be careful what you ask for, there are multiple forms of freedom. You can have freedom from, but do you have freedom for? Once released from whatever binds you, what are you now free to do? You can...

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