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In Which Leanne Explains How She Ended Up in a Field With 50 Other (Younger) Women, Muddy, Naked & (Somewhat) Unafraid

September 3rd, 2014

By Leigh Anne Jasheway NABBW’s Boomer Humor Associate     Note: This article is republished with permission from Leigh Anne Jasheway\’s blog.  When I signed up for a nude group photo with 100 women, I did so for a few reasons: the photographer is amazing; the women’s empowerment message of the shoot is something I care deeply about and at 57-1/2 years-old (yes, I count half years now), the chances of anyone asking me to pose naked would surely fall off soon. From 1 to 0, I’m thinking. I am not an exhibitionist. I’m okay with my body – I just look better with certain bits... Read More

For Baby Boomers Everywhere, Robin Williams Death is No Laughing Matter

August 12th, 2014

By Leigh Anne Jasheway NABBW’s Associate for Boomer Humor   Note: This article is republished with permission from Leigh Anne Jasheway\’s blog.  Robin Williams is gone, tragically by his own hand. Another brilliant soul so tortured that the only way out seemed to be the final one. As a stand-up comic and someone who teaches people to use comedy writing to create laughter from the negative thoughts and emotions that we all deal with every day, Robin’s passing (and Richard Jeni’s suicide 7 years ago) has affected me deeply. I know that comedy is an amazing life skill that allows... Read More

Why Isn\’t He Laughing?

November 29th, 2010

Why Isn’t He Laughing? By Leigh Anne Jasheway, NABBW \’s Boomer Humor Expert It wouldn’t surprise you would it, if I said that when it comes to what makes us laugh, women and men are different? Good, because throwing my readers into a state of shock isn’t part of the plan. I’ve been performing comedy and teaching comedy classes for almost seventeen years now (I started in-utero), and I know both from the research I consume like I used to consume chocolate and from my personal experience that there really is a difference in the things each gender finds funny. My first stand-up performance... Read More