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Tampa comedian dies trying to write perfect topical joke

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Tampa stand-up comedian Glenn “Glizzy” Werthers, best known for his persistent efforts to get everyone to call him “Glizzy”, was found dead in his apartment yesterday, the victim of an apparent, very specific form of writer’s block. “We see this sometimes when writer’s block is really severe. The writer’s brain will literally explode,” said Hillsborough…

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Local comedian quits after 14 years


Jon Jacobs, a stand up comedian that has been performing in the Tampa Bay Area for over one and a half decades is calling it quits.  “It’s just not working out for me.” Jacobs said, smoking on a very low cigarette he picked up off the ground. “Nothings worked out for me, I’m not getting…

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