top of page
  • Writer's pictureJenny Wynter

Love from LA


It’s hard to get a good impression of LA, given that:

a) the place is so damn sprawling; b) I’ve spent most of the day inside doing private coaching; and c) I’m only here for two days!

Today in a nutshell:

– got up at 3am New York time to catch my plane. I cannot BELIEVE I’m still conscious, let alone pumping.

– met and worked with comedy guru Steve Kaplan on my stand-up and show. Three words: wow, wow and wow.

– while waiting in the lobby to meet Steve, I glimpsed a fellow guest out of the corner of my eye. “Wow,” I thought, “he looks like Tom Gleeson.” Next thing I know I overheard said guest talking to the concierge…in an Aussie accent. “Damn,” I thought, “that IS Tom Gleeson!” (Note to non-Aussie/non-comedy fans: Tom Gleeson is amongst Australia’s better known comedians). I waited til he’d finished his stuff, then “Hey!” I said. “You’re Tom Gleeson!”

“Yes,” he said.

“Hi,” I said. “I’m Jenny, we met briefly at Jeez Louise*.” *Funny womens’ conference as part of Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

“Oh hi Jenny,” he said. “This is my brother.”

We shook hands.

I told him a bit about what I was doing over here, he told me a bit about what he was doing and asked what I was doing tonight.

“Oh,” I said, “I was thinking of heading to the Comedy Store to check out some comedy.”

“We’re thinking of going there too for a bit, just to have a last beer.”

“Right,” I said. “Well maybe I’ll catch you there.”

We’ll see.

Tomorrow’s already shaping up nicely. I have managed to score a rather exclusive invite to the Magic Castle (private magician’s club) and then plan to check out the Second City musical rehearsals.

And then I’m leaving on a jet plane…

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Blogging again!

Hey ho! Nowadays you can find me blogging again over here. YAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYY!

Website is updated! FINALLY!

These days you can find me over at www.jennywynter.com If you feel inclined to relight my fire.

Comments


bottom of page