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Decky's Big Break

I showed up to Acme and was greeted by The Backpocket boys and a few other fellow backup producers. (Side Note: Acme Comedy Company is the premier comedy club in the Twin Cities and known for bringing in national talent weekly. Supposedly, if an open mic participant messes up or goes over their time allowance, they’re not welcomed back. Yup, Declan scheduled his first ever comedy routine at this place. What could go wrong?). Declan was clearly showing signs of nervousness. Talking extra fast, heavy breathing, pacing in circles, you name it, he was doing it. We then found our seats and patiently sat through a few other first time acts that were also clearly nervous and, as you might imagine, not very funny. Finally, Decky “The Big Cheese” Brown made it up on stage.

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