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Mike Buzzelli



Mike Buzzelli is a stand-up comedian and published author. His book, "Below Average Genius" is a collection of essays culled from his weekly humor column here in the Observer-Reporter.

A couple of weeks ago, the lottery jackpot was growing exponentially. It was reaching enormous sums. I fantasized about winning the $444 milli…

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Welcome to the weirdest week of the year. That strange gap between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The In-Between times. The Holiday Limbo.

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It’s a good day. I leapt out of bed this morning, feeling alive, energetic and ready to start a bright, new day.

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I’ve been back in Pittsburgh for 11 years. Almost 12! I am very happy being back in the ‘Burgh, but, after 10 years in sunny California, I sti…

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You always hear about great comedians who become great actors, like Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, and Whoopi Goldberg. I will never be one of …

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I will never be graceful. I’m quite the opposite; a klutz with a capital K. I hurry and scurry around too much, like a chipmunk searching for …

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