A Recipe for Laughs: An Oklahoma comedian searches for the proper ingredients for achievement

CHOCTAW, Okla. — He works as a chef to pay the payments, so that you can believe Andrew Rose to whip up a couple of accurate scrambled eggs in a couple of minutes, despite the fact that he’s on excursion.

“Everything in breakfast is so brief,” he says even as stirring scrambled eggs at the stove.

But a visit to his dad’s residence in Choctaw isn’t preserving him far from every other set of recipes he maintains in a pocket book that never leaves his facet.

“I just write them all out,” says Rose. “Like this, proper here, says, ‘I hate being a millennial.”

Everything in here; observations, tales, cartoon ideas, and jokes are a type of cookbook for laughs.

“My dad’s not correct at Google.”

“Like a special historic technology for Shark Tank.”


“My dad and mom met at a Burger King,” he says in one in every of his standup routines. “Yeah. I’m from Oklahoma and that’s wherein they’d their prom so it makes feel.”

He by no means realized developing up that seeking to make his uncle chuckle meant whatever.

But as little Andrew have become huge Andrew the chemistry of humor started out baking a comedy cake.

“Everyone has a funny tale,” he points out. “It’s just taking the ones anecdotes on stage.”

He moved to Los Angeles nearly years in the past hoping to paintings his way into a everyday job as a stand-up comic.

In every other a part of his habitual, he says, “I love being a prepare dinner. I’ve discovered lots of things. One, women are plenty like grills. You’re hot however I can in no way determine out how to show you on.”

If you need to be a terrific prepare dinner you hang out in a kitchen.

If you want to be properly at standup comedy you get on the mic.

Rose says, “I were given a task and started doing comedy when I ought to.”

Andrew’s humor has already made its way into more than one comedy books.

He’s nevertheless a chef to pay the payments however this weekend he’s taking his comedy to headliner popularity, recording his first special again home in Oklahoma.

“We’re filming it,” he says. “It’s going to be a laugh.”

Edit and reduce, allow simmer, make giggle.

Towards the quit of his routine, he publicizes this fact, “Only sixty percentage of human beings wash their palms when they leave the bathroom. The other forty percent are men.”

The recipe for an excellent joke includes the proper substances and timing much like the eggs he cooked for breakfast.

His career in comedy might nevertheless be within the oven but it is heating up.

The Andrew Rose Live comedy special takes region Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Paramount Theater, 701 W. Sheridan. Doors open at 7 p.M.

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