My One Good Heckler Story

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The words were leaving my mouth and there was nothing I could do to stop them. I didn’t have time to think “Is this a good idea?”

 

I’m sure a lot of us have stories that involve a moment like this. You ask a lady about the baby you think she’s pregnant with and then all of a sudden OH NO WHAT HAVE I DONE?! She’s not pregnant. She’s just gassy. Then you’re just stuck there in the awkwardness willing to do anything to escape.

 

It’s bad enough when you have a moment like this when you’re alone, but can you imagine if it happens when you’re on stage? In front of a lot of people? Doing standup? And your name is Taylor Johnson? Can you imagine?!

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How to Pursue Your Calling? I DON’T KNOW

During a lot of youth services I'll jump into the crowd and try to take a selfie with as many different students as possible. I apparently make the same face in every single picture.

I have no idea what I’m doing.

At the end of this summer I’ll get to celebrate one whole year of traveling as a comedian for my full time job. Up until that point it had just been something I did on the side. First it was a fun thing I did in college and then it became a side job while I worked as a part time youth pastor. And before all that it was just this far away pipe dream that seemed impossible.

 

I’m so glad I’ve never been asked to be a part of any sort of Q&A about following your calling because I don’t know if it would go well.

 

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Rick Rubin Says a lot of Really Smart Things

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A few weeks ago I was on the road listening to a podcast that was so inspiring I had to keep pulling over to take notes. I’m so glad I got to hear this Rick Rubin interview.
Rick Rubin is a music producer who looks like a homeless man and cult leader gave birth to Duck Dynasty. He’s worked with everybody in ever genre. Kanye West, Black Sabbath, and Johnny Cash to a small few on a very large list.

 

I’ve always been fascinated by Rick Rubin. He looks insane, he’s one of the most respected producers out there, and he’s apparently a big WWE fan because I’ve seen him in the background of a few Wrestlmanias.

 

I just listened to an interview with him that had so much wisdom in it I’m surprised I didn’t have to pay $3000 to hear it. It was so motivating and inspiring. You’ve got to listen to it. It’s an episode of The Tim Ferriss Podcast. 

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Taylor Johnson on Youtube

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Here are a few things that have happened in my life that I may have forgotten to tell you about:

  1. I bought a minivan.
  2. I crashed that minivan and had to buy another one a month later.
  3. I started traveling full time with my minivan. Some nights I even camp out in it.
  4. I was bit by a vampire and so now I’m a vampire myself.
  5. I started a Youtube Channel.

One of those things is not true. I wish it was the part about crashing my first minivan. I’d take being a vampire over that any day. But let’s not focus on that. (more…)

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Letting Students Lie at Youth Camp

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I think we’re screwing up at youth camp.

 

You never know what new, interesting, horrifying, surprising, terrible challenges will arise when you take your students to camp. There’s going to be a several quick decision moments you’re going to have to handle.


That one homeschooled student beat up a kid on crutches to steal their team’s flag. What do you do with that?

 

It’s day 3 and you’ve now identified two kids in your cabin as “the one who lies about wearing sunscreen” and “the one who never showers and smells like a 6 Flags trash can.” What do you do with that?

 

The pastor’s son has a girlfriend in every youth group. What do you with that? High five him because that’s pretty boss. AM I RIGHT?!

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Prom for Valentines

Valentine’s Day Shows in Waxahachie, TX

Here’s your chance to do something different for Valentine’s Day. Live performances from comedians Taylor Johnson and Seth Urbina. Music from Dani Barrera and Amy Noelck. It’s clean entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

Friday night is for couples and Saturday night is for single people who have nothing else to do on Valentine’s Day.

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