It depends on the state of his psyche. You might be the first person in the world who saw a clown on the street, and you might think that he’s a big dumb joke. But you might also be the first person in the world who’s noticed him playing with a dummy. Then he has his first show and starts doing his tricks for people. It’s not a matter of waiting for a breakthrough until you’ve had some experience – you don’t need that experience really to become a ventriloquist.
Why doesn’t he have an agent?
He doesn’t. I think it’s because that’s the only way I could work for him. He’s a completely unique individual. He’s just a really smart guy – you could do all these interviews and he would have no idea what’s what. He’s not a guy out in the wilderness who says, “OK, let’s see what the market is like at this time. Let me just work for somebody here now.” He’s thinking, “OK, I have an idea, and, if there’s anyone who cares about this idea and can get this idea out of his head, then let’s just throw this idea out there.” He’s able to keep his ideas at bay by using actors, but he has an extremely unique mind. It’s pretty amazing, and I’m glad he doesn’t work for anyone else.
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A woman’s death at a busy intersection this afternoon has brought to light a gaping hole in the city’s bicycle traffic safety laws and practices.
The woman, who was wearing a head-to-toe purple dress at the time, was struck in the chest, at a light, by someone running away from three or four other cyclists heading east on Grand, said St. Paul police Sgt. Paul Paulos. They were headed in the opposite direction when the collision occurred.
A pedestrian, who also was a cyclist, suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries at the point that the woman was hit, Paulos said. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
The bike race occurred just before noon in a city known best for its heavy riding, said St. Paul Police Cmdr. Rich Weiner.
“This particular course doesn’t have much traffic with a