A Cheat Sheet… Instructions on Wanting

Want what you have. And have a dream. Know that when that dream comes true it will include all sorts of things you might appear to not want. Want this dream to come true anyway. And want to have new dreams. And know the things you appear not to want are part of the golden crack.

RIGHT NOW 4/2/15

I don’t know why. Maybe it’s my friend Taylor Negron leaving this dimension, maybe not having had a drink in almost 5 years, maybe the drought/Isis/Indiana layer of things. Probably all the above. But as we round the corner to this Passover/Easter weekend I am steeped in the Mystery layer. Even as I buy groceries and write the script and … Read More

Happy New Year…..

Happy new year! I finally took my beloved Alexander McQueen jacket in for the lining redo. I didn’t want to. I love the lining. But it is ripped to shreds. New year new lining! So I went to buy the fabric and there was this wall. I love fabric stores. All that potential. All that bright promise. May your year … Read More


This week with Beth Lapides. Beth guests on Greg Walloch Eat Your Words on Wed 10/2/14. Hosts UnCabaret on Sunday 10/5/14. And appears on PBS. Makers, Women in Comedy. Premiering 9/30/14.

The Comedian’s Way For Writers, Performers and Other Humans

Beth Lapides’ Comedian’s Way. It’s not just for comedians. Develop your funniest authentic voice and zero in on the projects most suited to it. Memoir, spoken word, stand up, one person shows, web series. Know who you are. Do something about it.