The man is a genius.
The man is polarizing.
You very well may hate him, but I love him, and this is my blog.
More people say I remind them of Jim Carrey than anyone else. There couldn’t be a greater compliment for me professionally. Even my Kindergarten teacher phoned my parents when “Ace Ventura”, Jim’s first movie, came out, and said, “This actor stole your son’s routine!” That’s a true compliment.
For the first 12 years of this career performing my One-Man Show of Comedy & Music Impressions I ended my show with one routine: Jim Carrey in a normal job situation, working at Subway as a sandwich artist.
I don’t recall a time it didn’t get me a rousing standing ovation. (ok, maybe once)
The set-up is, and always was, to teach the point that Jim Carrey always kept the Promise to The Audience as an Actor. He used his Signature Moves to entertain whoever was watching, and he would do this whether in a comedy club to start his career, on a movie set in the middle of his amazing run, or even in a fictional setting such as working a normal everyday job at Subway.
Hope you enjoy this routine – it is officially retired from my repertoire due to the obvious physical pain I inflicted on myself when doing the bit, at least 2,000 shows over a decade.
Question for you is this:
How do you keep the Promise in all that you do and say, no matter your Audience, your Career, your current opportunity?
Jim Carrey is legendary because he is a promise keeper sharing his incredible gift of making us laugh every single performance.
~ jason hewlett
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