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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream & Me

       I'm a big fan of mint chocolate chip ice cream. As soon as I discovered it, it became my go-to flavor. So what does mint chocolate chip ice cream have to do with an enter… http://www.rustyz.com/blog/2018/04/mint-chocolate-chip-ice-cream-me/

When To Book? ASAP!

When is the best time to book great entertainment for your company event? ASAP!
Today (March 20th, 2018) I got a request for a gig in January, 2019. I got this request from a professional event planner, so that may explain why the inquiry came in so early. … http://www.rustyz.com/blog/2018/03/when-book-asap/

Why I Charge What I Charge

$xxxx.xx for 75 minutes? Nope. $xxxx.xx for....
Why I charge what I charge. The story goes that Picasso was sitting in a Paris café when an admirer approached and asked if he would do a quick sketch on a paper napkin. Picasso … http://www.rustyz.com/blog/2018/03/why-i-charge-what-i-charge/

Are You Hiring a Comedian, a Hypnotist or an Entertainer?

A lot of people don't know exactly WHAT they're hiring for their event or HOW to go about it.
So many people call themselves a "hypnotist" or "comedian." But what are event planners really looking for? An "entertainer." Last week I got this review from a client: … http://www.rustyz.com/blog/2017/12/are-you-hiring-comedian-hypnotist-or-entertainer/

Comedians and Chicken Wings

"We hired a comedian for last years party and...
Comedians and Chicken Wings Potential Client: "We hired a comedian for last year's party and he was inappropriate and really bad. I don't think we'll hire a comedian again." M… http://www.rustyz.com/blog/2017/05/comedians-and-chicken-wings/