So to have that validation in such great numbers was a beautiful feeling. Don’t wait for January 1st or some monumental day. Wait, is it your hair? ", The show was unexpectedly forced to close in Cleveland in early February 1898. While still in blackface, Montgomery and Stone had a new comic song and dance act that had shed its minstrel origins. They played the roles of Con Kidder and Kid Conner, two penniless American vaudevillians stranded at a small inn in Holland. MY DEBUT ALBUM “QUEEN OF SMALL TOWN GOSSIP” IS ON ITUNES AND OTHER DIGITAL OUTLETS NOW!!! If you’re in Pittsburgh, mark your calendars for July 29, at 8pm. They persuaded director Julian Mitchell to let them introduce their trademark physical humor. I told a story about quitting my job to follow the Spice Girls on their reunion tour, to a sold out crowd of over 1300 people. This is an Armando style show, so for all you non-nerds out there – basically someone ), doing more shows, expanding the audience reach at 2 Gays, No Girls, and getting my name out there even bigger than it has been. Thanks for reading, and hope to see you all soon! March 16, 2015 Leave a comment. Have you lost weight? Menu. Maybe it was being in a car for a zillion hours on the way here that made me somehow at peace with the idea of being in traffic constantly. Given the grown I’ve achieved over the past few years, this year really proved that all the good feeling I’ve got now really has some staying power. I absolutely fucking hate when days like January 1st make people decide that now is a better time than ever to rebrand themselves or try something new or start watching what they eat. In January, the wonderful Kevin Allison put me on his show Risk! Kinda sorry. I’ve started a ridiculous “anonymous” blog about my day job. And they’re naked. Without a doubt. (Or on Amazon here! The Moth is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization. Leben. My all-access pass to the green room allowed me direct contact with some of my heroes. Posts about comedy written by David Montgomery. The show ran in New York for nearly a year, then toured the USA with great success. I hope that the new year finds you in good health and happiness. Whatever it is, keep doing it! It came with some crudely altered promotional artwork. So thankful to be a part of such a great show with such amazing people. I won’t reveal too much, but there will be TONS of character improv work in this episode. I eventually did a Tuesday afternoon test run to Target in Glendale (maybe a 5 mile drive, including a mile of freeway). Aside from recording my first ever live album of standup and storytelling, I managed to check off a lot of other things on my list that I’ve always wanted to do professionally. You can download the episodes “Live From New York!” and “It’s Complicated.” So thankful to the genius Kevin Allison for including me in these. offered Stone a job, and he accepted. I sing and dance my way through my parents’ divorce, coming out of the closet and quitting my job to follow the Spice Girls around on tour. David Montgomery | buymeahotdog.com. Where to start, where to start… Since I last touched base, I’ve been lucky enough to do, I’ve gotten to try out some physical hosting duties which I admittedly was very nervous about, but wish I wasn’t, in, Just a few weeks I was the guest host and monologist of Arcade Comedy Theater’s “Hootenanny” show, the annual Pri. What other city in the world can you go to a show on a Sunday afternoon and end up getting plucked from a crowd to be onstage saying lines with your a handful of your favorite people in comedy (See me in Andy Richter’s Home For The Holidays, this December on SeeSo, because this city is a beautiful creature.). Thursday 6/25 I am THRILLED to be doing my second RISK! The Winthrop Moving Picture Company made very short films of two of Montgomery and Stone's routines from this show in May 1907. Still in absolute shock over it. Endless gratitude! Great way to close out the year. This has been a dream of mine ever since I first stepped on the tiniest of Moth stages.  Since December, I’ve had Ed Begley Jr, Jill Jones, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$’ Tim Baltz, 30 Rock‘s Kevin Brown, Andre Hyland and so many more. I’m finally used to the sun shining all day, every day. (PS – her book comes out in October but you can preorder it now. At Arcade Comedy Theater downtown, I am putting on a LIVE taping of an episode of my podcast, https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/queen-of-small-town-gossip/1449901163?mt=1&app=itunes, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MX7874F/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_5.qvCbVYA96KJ, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/david-montgomery-queen-of-small-town-gossip-tickets-55099657559, https://www.amazon.com/Rideshare-Storytime-Taxi-Cab-Confessions/dp/1795382627/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1549078950&sr=8-1&keywords=rideshare+storytime. You look amazing today (I can see you through the front-facing camera)! THANK YOU to everyone who was at the show in Santa Barbara. David Montgomery | buymeahotdog.com. I am eternally grateful. Writer. David Montgomery is a writer, comedian and storyteller based in Los Angeles. In Chicago they accepted an offer from Joe Weber to perform in the Russell Brothers show during the 1897-98 season. Huge thanks to everyone who came and saw it though – that was such a great turnout and such a supportive group of hearts.  By this time their names were second on the posters after Gus Hill himself. You look amazing today (I can see you through the front-facing camera)! I do this in-person or via Skype, so you don’t have to live in LA to make it happen! And a little reflection never hurt anybody. Also I finally understand how the South feels – THEY TOOK MY HAIR SPRAY! Exciting Updates! Tickets are on sale below! I hope you like it as much as I do. We’ve got new episodes every other Monday. , Hill's tour continued, finally closing on 22 May 1897 in Cleveland. I took a class at Upright Citizens Brigade – a longtime goal of mine, especially getting to perform on their Chelsea stage the following week. Montgomery and Stone often performed in vaudeville tours between Broadway engagements where they appeared in The Old Town (1909), The Lady of the Slipper (1912) and Chin-Chin (1914). 2 Gays Podcast; Contact; Search for: Recent Posts.  A review of the show said "Montgomery and Stone, in blackface, gave excellent imitations of real politicians, the hobby of the day, and by their singing and quaint expressions, as well as their startling moves, kept the audience laughing and applauding. It’s been a doozy, hasn’t it? If you’re in Pittsburgh, mark your calendars for July 29, at 8pm. Tickets are only $10 but get them asap, as this is a small theater! A reviewer said, "‘The names of David C. Montgomery and Fred A. , David C. Montgomery died unexpectedly in Chicago, Illinois, on 20 April 1917.