Tag Archives | Funny

Welcome to Ham House

For years I’ve been fascinated with parody songs, skit comedy and impressions. But that part of me always lingered in the background covered up by a career and the opinions of people. People told me that if I wanted to be a professional, I needed to act like one. Impressions and silly songs were for clowns. After I resigned, I remembered the boyish fascination and began to step into it. I started watching old Saturday Night Live skits, stand-up comedians, parody […]

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The Last Blog Post: A Story You Don’t Want to Miss

As I sat down to write this morning, I realized this would be the last day that my blog would be seen in its original format. Tomorrow, I will be relaunching www.mattham.com. With that thought, I wanted to write a quick farewell post. A ‘thank you’ to my readers as we prepared for a new chapter to begin. As I sat here thinking of how to encapsulate my feelings with grand words of gratitude, I started hearing my twins laughing […]

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The Haunting of the Waldorf Astoria

If you ever find yourself walking down Park Avenue in New York City, you’ll see two, gold-plated turnstiles under a brilliant lighted canopy. This is the iconic entrance that beckons you to enter the Waldorf Astoria. As you step into the lower lobby, a small staircase rises immediately in front of you, ushering you in. The short ascent leads to an ornate floor with decorative ceilings that are as captivating as you’d imagine. It’s not surprising that the hotel is the backdrop for countless films and star-studded gatherings. Outside the walls […]

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