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Skydiving

This is a story about the time Cliff got paid to fall out of an airplane for the City of Abbotsford promotional video for their official community plan.
“GET ON YOUR KNEES.”  These are words you never want to hear from a man behind you. I had been sitting on my butt up to that point, nestled into the young stubbled Australian, hi… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/look-stupid/skydiving-story/

Melting the Need for Validation

Pursuing validation as an end kills our talent and purpose of making a true impact in our hurting world.
The idea that we require validation for our efforts is a cancer. To make money, to get booked, to build a following, to win... these are all empty pursuits. It has the potential t… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/stories-and-stuff/melting-need-validation/

Valley Vision

I heard a lot about Visionary Leadership at Leadercast 2016 on Friday and then I watched Visionary Leadership in Action at Fraser Valley Comedy's 1 year anniversary show the same night.
Andy Stanley spoke first thing Friday about the difference between Clarity and Integrity.  While many people value Integrity, they will actually follow Clarity. He used Hitler as … https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/upcoming-events/valley-vision/

Am I good enough?

1. I felt discouraged. 2. I read an article. 3. I felt better. 4. I booked a gig. 5.I feel great.
REJECTION is a big part of acting and comedy and well... a bunch of other jobs (talked to any car salespeople or telemarketers lately?).  I have had many auditions over the past… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/look-stupid/am-i-good-enough/

Thank You Jerry Seinfeld

I went to a live Seinfeld show in Vancouver and I cried laughing... and I also cried cried.
The show was fantastic! My highlight was how he embodied the ridiculousness of our cell phone obsession by equating our battery life with our own ability to exist and function.  L… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/stories-and-stuff/thank-you-jerry-seinfeld/

Run for the Cured Meats

When stuff happens I try to remember to write jokes about it.
Just learned that bacon, hotdogs and other processed meats cause Vegans. I don’t think meat causes Cancer, rather Vegans cause Cancer ... because of their stress inducing judgme… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/just-jokes/run-cured-meats/

The Power of Starting Something Stupid

I read a book and I liked it (sing this to the tune of Katy Perry's "I kissed a girl).
I read a book and I liked it (sing to the tune of Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl"). In THE POWER OF STARTING STUPID, Richie Norton puts into words our need to fulfill dreams and… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/look-stupid/power-starting-something-stupid/

2 Shows Too Funny

On May 2, Cliff House produced 2 Comedy Shows: 1 squeaky clean family friendly Improv matinee and 1 stand up show at night for just the adults. Here's some thoughts about the process and the night itself.
Sometimes the best way to find opportunities to do what you love is to create your own opportunities to do what you love. On May 2, I did just that.  2 Comedy Shows.   One sque… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/upcoming-events/2-shows-too-funny/

ABC's of Diversity

Cliff learned the Punjabi Alphabet to be a better neighbour
Like many of you, I have been taught my whole life to 'love thy neighbour', but how can I love anyone if I do not know them.  Moreso, how can I love someone if I am afraid them?  … https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/funny-gora/abcs-diversity/

2 Comedy Shows on May 2!

Show # 1 - 4pm for All Ages.  Funny Brothers Improv & Musical Guest Marika Siewert Tickets: $10 or $30 for a Family of 4 Show # 2 at 8pm. Stand Up Comedy (w/o the kids) featurin… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/upcoming-events/2-comedy-shows-may-2/

My mom named me Clifford.

Let's start from the beginning. Mom's are the best.
My mom named me Clifford.  Audiences laugh when I tell them that my name is Clifford.  Kind of cruel.  I get it, though.  Clifford the Big Red Dog.   Cliff Hanger.  Cliff Clavin f… https://www.cliffprang.com/blog/stories-and-stuff/my-mom-named-me-clifford/