Friday, June 30, 2006

On Dating A Comedian

I have tendencies to be very silly, especially in the privacy of my own home. Sometimes, I act as though I'm about three years old.

These tendencies aren't new, but I have to say -- now that I'm dating a comic, I no longer get the last laugh.

For example.

This morning, in my living room, I was sitting on my sofa (vacation day!) and Ish was sitting at my desk.

Rather spontaneously, I lifted up my shirt, grabbed my right breast and yelled, "BOOB!"

But instead of being shocked or even laughing, Ish just sort of grinned at me and, not missing a beat, said, "Calling that a boob would be like calling the Titanic a boat."

"I can just see a miniature Leonardo DiCaprio standing on your nipple," he continued, and outstretched his arms and tilted his head back, "I'M KING OF THE WORLD!"

Then he got a serious look on his face and said, oh-so-earnestly, "Don't let go of the areola, Rose. Whatever you do, don't let go."

15 comments:

  1. And this, this goes into a DIFFERENT novel....tee hee...

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  2. Oh thank god, I thought my boyfriend and I were the only ones that acted like complete weirdos in the privacy of our home. That’s so adorable, it gives me the warm fuzzies. :)

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  3. Ericha2@comcast.net4:08 PM, June 30, 2006

    Ok...I'm glad I'm not the only one out there that does random things like that.

    You made me laugh but Ish almost had me on the floor.

    I love these little glimpses into your life. Thanks!

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  4. Maybe we're ALL weirdos in the privacy of our own homes...Now that we have a child, our weirdness has been modified a bit to be all-inclusive...

    Like dancing around to Wiggles songs, and making up our own songs, and "zerberting" each other's bellies...Maybe it's not all that different from before we had a child...Just different songs =p

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  5. ............oh to be a fly on that wall...........



    LOL

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  6. {{{Applause!}}}

    Also, I loved your Grand Central story - the wistfulness of the road not taken. (I have two seedy stories of proposals I refused, but your story should be a movie with Natalie Portman and, oh, George Clooney, where I see mine as vehicles for Rachel Dratch, Nathan Lane and David Hyde-Pierce.)

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  7. 3carnations:
    ain't that the truth!
    =)

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  8. love it! lol!!! keep a guy that can make you laugh!

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  9. is it time for the birthday stories yet? noe?

    how bout now?

    your IFFs are pacing the floor in anticipation dammit!

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  10. Thank god I am not the only person who will randomly turn to her SO and flash while yelling BOOBIES!!! And here I thought I was just strange.

    Although I have to admit that while DH loves the random boobie flash, I have never gotten a response as hilarious as Ish's!

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  11. That was hilarious.

    Dating a performer is not easy.
    I'm a Standup Comic and I've been
    with Actresses, Models, Singers...

    Here's some advice my friend (also a comic)
    Kendra and I gave a girl who was dating a DJ:

    thecomedypoint.com/2011/12/21/business/

    - John Powers
    www.johnjpowers.com

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  12. I and my boyfriend are weirdos too :)
    I like those guys who are funny and that's my boyfriend. I really love to be with him all the time. Thanks for this. It inspires me to be more weird :D
    LOL.

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