Apr, 2011

The Not So Super 8 Of Appleton, WI

I’m on the road. Like most comedians, I love it, I hate it, I can’t live without it…

This is my last stretch of college shows for the 2010-2011 school season. I’m all over Wisconsin this week and it’s cold and rainy. Here’s the deal with my college shows: 99% of the time, the school chooses and pays for my hotel. I have been put up in everything from scary truck stop motels in rural Pennsylvania where I thought I was going to be raped and murdered to five star hotels with Egyptian cotton sheets and town car pick up at the airport. 

Last night, I was in Appleton. WI and the Fox Valley Technical College (where I had a fun show, btw) put me up in the local Super 8. I’ve stayed in more Super 8s than any human should have to endure in a lifetime and I can honestly say that there is no such thing as a great Super 8, but every once in a while, you can get a tolerable Super 8 if you are lucky enough to get one that is newly constructed. Other than that…forget it.

I thought I’d share a little bit more of my continued life of glamour on the road. Don’t be jealous…


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  1. Steve Foley says:

    ha ha — you really should have a contract rider covering this sort of thing. I am a videographer – I get sent all around shooting stuff — and I finally got bold and began to demand at least a "moderately priced" hotel — allegedly for the safety of the equipment I lug around — not the value of my life, of course. Nobody has refused so far. Surely nobody would question your desire for semi-safe accommodations… eh? — Steve

  2. Kevin says:

    Look at the bright side…hold on…I'm sure it's right on the tip of my tongue…oh, yeah, I once saw Steven Wright at a 11:30 am show way back when I was in college and it was great!

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