Joe Pasquale was the first comedian that my parents took me to see live. My parents and I have long shared enjoyment of his wacky sense of humour and ability to make the ridiculous, entertaining.
I've been fortunate to spend some time with Joe on a couple of occasions, picking his brains about his unique contribution to the world of comedy.
I'm fascinated that so much of Joe's work is outworked naturally. It doesn't seem to me, that Joe has a formula or a habit for anything in his work, but rather, a commitment to gather his props and ideas together and simply unleashing his quirky sense of creativity upon them in the moment.
In today's blog, I want to highlight Joe's ability to personalise his comedy to the moment he's in.
Joe maximises the opportunity for some physical comedy as he sits on the auditorium framing. I very much doubt every venue on his tour had such a facility for him to replicate this, meaning that in some form, Joe was...