-Isms: Original views on life in rural America
June 25, 2020
I first met Vinne about 10 years ago, when he ventured from Boulder, Colorado, to Norfolk, to participate in the amateur division of the Great American Comedy Festival.
He had a presence on stage that was hard to forget. He paced back and forth, wearing a path, like a tennis ball ricocheting side-to-side. And, there was something about his voice. He commanded attention. His timing was impeccable, delivering the twist of a joke.
He made an impression. We chatted after the competition and friended each other on social media, where I continue to follow his antics.
I imagine Vinnie exhibits som...