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Sunday, December 31, 1989

The El Rey Resort & Casino!

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About Me

Hey there! Andy Martello here, welcoming you to the
Tales from Andy Land Blog.

For those of you not familiar with me or my work, I am a
professional entertainer, freelance humor writer, and full-time smart-ass living in Las Vegas, NV. I moved here from Chicago after a freak storm destroyed my home. Seriously.

I perform stand-up comedy, juggling, fire-eating, plate-spinning, and I even work as characters for theme parties (A gangster for a speakeasy night, a Blues Brother for a blues night, and so on.).

My act has been seen on
"Last Comic Standing", "The Bozo Show", and "Wild Chicago". My comedy sketches have been heard on The Doctor Demento Show and my columns have appeared in several online magazines, including The Cheers, Absolute Write, Malicious Bitch, & the Riverwalk Journal.

I even appeared in a political advertisement that ran nationally on CNN & Fox News, and was discussed in the New York Times.

In case you came here from this will be considerably different from my main website. Most notably, I swear a lot more here. I talk about WHATEVER THE HELL I WANT, from cigars & martinis to naked women & penguins. Sometimes I talk about naked penguins, but let's not get into that now.

I view this as my
"after-hours-hole-in-the-wall" hangout and I get to be less corporate, and more sarcastic. If you want the squeaky-clean Andy Martello, head back to my main website and everyone will be happy.

I use this blog to promote my writing & performing projects, try out comedy bits, spout out opinions, work out the bugs in upcoming columns, and meet new people. It is my sincerest hope you'll take the time to look around and enjoy yourself.

Read. Comment. Enjoy!

Andy's Blogger Profile


Random Celebrity Memories!

Random Celebrity Memories!
(Celebrity encounters with no photos to back up the story)

  • Vol. One: Audrey Hepburn
  • Vol. Two: Curly Neal
  • Vol. Three: Gary "U.S." Bonds
  • Vol. Four: Sandi Patty
  • Vol. Five: Robert Altman
  • Robert Altman Revisited
  • Vol. Six: Sam Phillips
  • Vol. Seven: Tai Babilonia & Randy Gardner
  • Vol. Eight: Buddy Guy
  • Bob Newhart Hates Me
  • Tony Curtis, "At Least We Meet"
  • Blog-Whoring

    Click These MOFOS!

    Rate Me on!
    the best pretty good okay pretty bad the worst help?

    Globe of BLOGS!

    Listed on Blogwise

    Listed on Eatonweb Portal

    Blogarama - The Blog Directory

    Blog Directory & Search engine

    Blog Universe


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    Awards & Other Stuff

    Awards & Other Stuff

    Golfwidow's Pretend Internet Boy Harem

    The Penguini Posse!

    The Penguini Posse!
    (People silly enough to send me fan pics)

  • Mrs. Fu-Qtoo
  • Mr. Fu-Qtoo LOL!
  • Bitchitude
  • Jade
  • Doyle Brooks
  • Doyle Brooks Again
  • Becky (April Fool)
  • Becky, Part II
  • Golfwidow for adopting andylander for me!
  • Jade Again
  • More Jade
  • EVEN MORE Jade!
  • Bud Buckley
  • Bud Buckley & Friends
  • Tutu, Missy, & Kamalani
  • Surfin' Penguins
  • Sue
  • Sue's Penguinis
  • Gordon (Blog THIS, Pal!)
  • Gordon's Penguins Pt. 1
  • Gordon's Penguins Pt. 2
  • Dawn (Webmiztris)
  • Tigers Kitten
  • Bad Bad Girl 1
  • Bad Bad Girl 2
  • Rae's Secret
  • Cosmicrayola 1
  • Cosmicrayola 2

  • Contact/Booking/IMPORTANT STUFF!

    VERY Important!

  • Andy's Official Website
  • Contact Andy by E-Mail
  • The Vegas Brothers Blog
  • The Vegas Brothers Official Site
  • Our House Crafts in Winter, Wi
  • Our House Crafts Blog
  • Read "Andy Martello - THE INTERVIEW", by Michael Manning
  • Read All of Andy's Columns from The Cheers!
  • Read All of Andy's Columns from Malicious Bitch!
  • Read All of Andy's Work at E-Pauly
  • Read "My Dinner With Gacy" at Gaper's Block
  • Read "Writing Prompts Exposed" at
  • Read "The Folly of Valentine's Day" at Riverwalk Journal
  • Read "The Christmas Miracle" at Riverwalk Journal
  • Read "Love Under the Big Top" at Riverwalk Journal
  • Read "The El Rey Resort & Casino" at the Nevada Casino Ashtray Project
  • Listen to "Podcrapular!", the weekly podcast from Golfwidow and Andy Martello
  • The Official Podcrapular! MySpace Page
  • Syndicate My Site!

  • Thanks to Blu Razz for letting me to shoot new promo photos there! That place rocks!

    Random Celebrity Photos!

    Random Celebrity Photos!
    (Pics of me with various celebrities)

  • Vol. One: Bruce Campbell
  • Vol. Two: Lou Jacobs & Frosty Little
  • Vol. Three: Rick Springfield
  • Vol. Four: Anthony Anderson
  • Vol. Five: Lydia Cornell & Deborah Van Valkenburgh
  • Vol. Six: Bill Daily
  • Vol. Seven: Penn & Teller
  • Vol. Eight: Russ Tamblyn
  • Vol. Nine: Tony Curtis
  • Blogroll & Webrings!

    Required Reading - Blogs!

  • Adventures in Cyberia
  • A New York Escort's Confessions
  • Bacon & Ehs
  • Glenn Bishop "Bish the Magish"
  • Brain Droppings
  • Bitchitude (Blog Bitch!)
  • Blog This, Pal!
  • Bud Buckley, Musician
  • The Buttleman Blog!
  • Confessions of a Monkey
  • Cosmicrayola
  • Cure the Conscious
  • Doyle Brooks - Enjoy!
  • Corporate Crap
  • GlassHoppah (Lil Buggy)
  • E-Pauly! Back in His Canadian Club(s)
  • FFS
  • Five Drink Minimum
  • Golfwidow!
  • Happyscrappy
  • I Wasn't Always Like This
  • Jaded Sunburns
  • Jessica
  • Julie, Do You Love Me?
  • Kelly's Hope
  • Last Girl On Earth
  • Lisa B in Da City
  • Louie Louie Blog
  • Marjo Moore
  • Masterbrian, Brian Szymanski
  • Menopausal Bi-Polar Witch Babbling
  • MICHAEL MANNING'S Main Website
  • Monkey Poetry
  • Mrs. Mogul
  • Mutha's Musings
  • Not So Normal News
  • Liz Ross
  • OC Hairball
  • Outhouse Rag
  • Rantical
  • Tech Wench
  • The Torn Pages
  • The Dog's Breakfast
  • So They Call Me Cherry Pie
  • Shakespeare's not Dead
  • She's Krafty, Giving Good Blog! (Blog Crush!)
  • Stumbling Through Life with Grace
  • The Cure for Boredom
  • The Tangent Universe
  • Tiny Voices In My Head
  • Tree Jumping
  • Tutu Bent's Hale

  • Other Magazines & Blogs!

  • 4allfun
  • 4Allfun Presents: Picfreak
  • 60 Cent, By Handy Randy
  • BeTuMan
  • Brain Depot - ANYONE CAN POST!
  • Brain Poop
  • CodeHooligans
  • Curmudgeonisms
  • D-Sign
  • Babes & Cars
  • Buttercup Meadow
  • Cardinal Sin 2067
  • Caves of Ice
  • Chicago Reader
  • Curious Are We?
  • D-Man Bites Bog
  • eeperz
  • ...following my dreams...
  • Flirtatious Feline
  • The Funky Cowboy
  • The Goose!
  • Gunstar141
  • Heidi Miller, Corporate Presenter
  • Highfly In Space
  • kb random thoughts blog
  • Linklerim
  • Lollygaggin
  • The Louie Report
  • Magic Uncensored
  • Mah Two Cents
  • Malnurtured Snay
  • Nickie Goomba
  • Northwoods Woman
  • Ole Blue the Heretic
  • Overactive Imagination
  • Riverwalk Journal by Elizabeth Ross
  • Roxy's World
  • Rumo a Pequim
  • The Sapient Sutler
  • Shecky Magazine
  • So This Is Life?
  • What's Up Down South?

  • Other Friends of Andy Land!

  • "Buttleman" A Film by Frank Stokes

  • Chicago Stand Up
  • Brenda Coxe, Writer, Cohort from The Cheers
  • Michael Jae (R.I.P. The Stoned Ranger)
  • GeekSpeak, by Chris Martello
  • Emily Martello
  • Gemma Martello
  • Pat McCurdy
  • The Louie Louie Documentary?
  • The Louie Louie Pages By Theo DeGrood

  • Webrings!

    « chicago blogs »

    < ? crappyblogs # >

    « ? Midwestern Melodies # »

    Ten Things Tuesday

    Ten Things Tuesday Lists

    Ten Things Tuesday is a regular feature I started to
    A) Give me a reason to write a new comedy piece once a week
    B) Entertain you
    C) Remove one of the seven days a week where I wonder what to post.

    Initially it started with a post I wrote titled, "Things You'll Never Hear Dr. Phil Say". This post was well received and seemed to strike a chord with the readers. It happened to have ten things in the list & I decided to try and write a new list once a week. It's that simple.

    This is not a "Top Ten List", as they are not ranked in any way. It is also not a MEME. I don't give a damn if you plan on writing your own and I'm not setting up any code for you to embed into your blog. If you want to link the current list from your blog go right ahead. I need the readers.

    The most recent post is at the bottom of this list. Enjoy.