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A COMIC'S VIEW: Viral videos of shootings are classless

I must admit I was deeply saddened and perplexed after personally watching the sickening video that has gone “viral” of a man as he lay dying after a shooting incident involving an off-duty police officer on Exuma on Wednesday night.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: This sporting life . . . ain’t all it seems

LAST weekend I spent the entire lockdown holiday watching as much sports as I possibly could.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Lockdown baby - but with nothing in our cupboards

BY Wednesday past, having listened to the Prime Minister’s speech in the House of Assembly, Bahamians in New Providence and Abaco were singing that Solo tune made famous by talk show host Rodney Moncur: “Lockdown baby, lockdown baby.”

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THE PRESS BOX: All quiet about the Cowboys

Mum’s the word on my Cowboys, we are in a bad state right now. In fact if the Cowboys were a horse they would have to be put down humanely, to put their fans out of their suffering. Now back to mum’s the word!

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A COMIC'S VIEW: There can be another way

THIS week, I had another encounter at the barber shop and it turned out to be quite informative.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The alternative to opioid medication

I HAVE long said the barber shop is the last bastion of free speech. All topics are fair game and all opinions whether intellectual or idiotic are up for debate.

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A COMIC'S VIEW – Big news in Barbados: That coulda been us . . .

THIS week, something abnormally fantastic happened. The decision was made to ‘fire’ the Queen (sorry, Elizabeth R), decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, and move forward as an island nation that can stand on its own legs.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: It’s back to fantasy football season

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we all know it, there is a ray of sunshine through the dark clouds. The NFL season kicked off yesterday, the best time of year.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Down on the farm . . .

Farmer Minnis heard the cries of the animals on the farm. He knew they were angry and waiting for a solution to the COVID pandemic.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Is there a plot to jettison Minnis? His advisers are not making him look too hot

Let me open this week by saying, as a professional comedian with 23 years in the industry, you can’t write the comedy of errors that unfolded before our eyes this week any funnier.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Who's in charge now that Doc's in quarantine?

The past week saw more political twists and turns, three of the nation’s top executives in self- imposed exile, a lingering eyesore on Bay Street and a columnist releasing her inner ‘Karen’.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: If the animals could talk to Farmer Minnis

In the days following the outbreak of COVID-19 at the Grand Barn, many areas of the Farm started to deteriorate quickly. Farmer Minnis held a meeting on a Friday and told all the animals that he would lock down the farm for the weekend starting on Saturday.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Stupid is as stupid does in The Bahamas

FROM the travelling quarantined, to the new MOH, to the leader of the opposition’s special request, to local “lockdown” rates and a no nonsense judge, it turned out to be quite the week uptown off the farm.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The Chronicles of COVID (Chapter Two)

Farmer Minnis, having watched the number of animals infected with COVID-19 explode in just a few short days, was livid.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Too late to bolt the barn door?

OVER the past few days, I have thought on the meaning of that old idiom “closing the barn door after the horse is gone”.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: It’s Minnis v Minnis in the lockdown battle

A dialogue in lockdown between the PM, the Minister of Health (the MOH) and the Competent Authority

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THE PRESS BOX: 'Shaking off the rust from corona'

FINALLY, things are getting back to some form of normalcy, but that’s no excuse to go buck wild, throwing caution to the wind. Continue to practice and adhere to all social distancing protocols, remember our borders are open once again. Hopefully,

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Marijuana could benefit health and the economy

As we wade through the final stages of the COVID -19 quarantine, I still find myself willingly wanting to “social distance”.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Are we now a mirror to the U.S.?

THIS week we saw our borders being prepared for re-opening, and a police involved shooting, clouded in controversy and conspiracy theories, in which three young Bahamian males lost their lives.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The South may never rise again

I’ve been a professional comedian for the past twenty-two years, and one thing I take pride in, is being topical and relevant.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Why it would be worth taking another look at the money in marijuana

As yet another weekend ‘lockdown’ looms, Bahamian unemployment creeped toward a staggering 30%, disgruntled, unemployed and recently laid off Bahamians, continued to wait for relief from NIB.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Politics is a trail of M&Ms

AS we saunter through the COViD-19 global pandemic, with social distancing protocols still in effect, nightly curfews and weekend lockdowns continuing. We saw things get even more interesting, with a complete two week, 24-hour island wide lockdown in Bimini,

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Give us what we need and not what we want

AS more manure continues to hit the fan, on one end of the “Swabs for Entry Scandal”, the plot thickens on the other, with some interesting characters both old and new, raising their heads.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Comedy in times of the coronavirus

THIS coming May 10th, Lord spare my life, will be my 22nd year as ‘House Comic’ at the Jokers Wild Comedy Club, and as a professional stand up comedian, both locally and internationally. To God be the glory.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: So you reckon there was no preferential treatment, Marvin?

AS the Coronavirus pandemic continues here in the Bahamas, this week’s ‘Corona Chronicles’ showed a track meet at the courthouse, pastors securing the bag first, and the fact some of us don’t know the meaning of ‘quarantine.’

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Marijuana coming in handy for rainy day funds

With tons of free time on my hands these days, (thanks Coronavirus pandemic!), it’s given me the opportunity to research a number of things, one being the uses of marijuana taxation, in the various US states that have legalised marijuana.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Shopping by alphabet? My name starts with Z!

THIS week, the ‘Corona Chronicles’ continue.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Time to wake up to what’s happening all over the world

THIS week, “all buck up go” forced a full-lockdown curfew, elitism stepped forward and got pushed back, and press briefings morphed into something unrecognisable. Let’s begin.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Cool heads and hopefully no fevered brows

AS the “corona” pandemic heightens around the world and throughout The Bahamas, let’s us all remain calm and aware.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Engage your brain in gear, before you put your mouth in motion

Boy when we blew the whistle to start “Silly Season” I didn’t imagine the contestants would be off and running so quickly.Boy when we blew the whistle to start “Silly Season” I didn’t imagine the contestants would be off and running so quickly.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Blow a whistle to mark arrival of silly season

“Silly Season” is officially open, so let this week’s column serve as notice.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Is Marijuana a pot of gold?

AS we creep closer to a final decision on the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana in the Bahamas, and on the heels of Pastor Dave Burrows reiterating the Christian Council’s stance on the matter…

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A COMIC'S VIEW: I once fell in love with someone who only knew four vowels . . . They didn't know I existed

Happy Valentine’s Day to each and every one of you. Seeing how, oftentimes love is accompanied by laughter, I think it only fitting to offer up some Valentine’s humour on the day of love, for all of the lovers, in love, in The Bahamas.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: All aboard the marijuana express

Seeing how the legalisation and decriminalisation, of marijuana seems to be the hot topic throughout all the land, with opinions from various sections of the voting populous abounding everywhere.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: MAMBA OUT

I still haven’t wrapped my head around the untimely demise of my favourite basketball player ever, Kobe Bean Bryant, aka “The Black Mamba.”

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Connect the dots on marijuana legislation

PRIME Minister Minnis seems to be in the zone these days, in regards to legalising and decriminalising marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally here in the Bahamas.

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