An Open Letter to 2012

Dear 2012,

You passed so quickly it seems like only yesterday I was writing a letter to that bastard, 2011. But this letter isn’t about 2011. It’s about you, 2012.

It’s 3:45AM and I’m staying up late because I don’t want to let you go. Because you were a great year! I had so much fun!

Thank you for all the memories and adventures! Thank you for all the kind, outgoing, compassionate, patient, forgiving, loving, hilarious people you shared with me. Thank you for all the lessons you’ve taught me and all the things you’ve helped me learn about life, people, culture, me. Thank you for having a great sense of humor. Thank you for helping me feel and experience the Holy Wow in new and exciting ways.

Just look at all these fun things we did!


If I can ask you for one more favor…

Will you please tell 2013 not to suck?

Okay, 2013. Let’s do it.

New year 2013

About Michael

Michael Venske creates one person plays interweaving elements of stand-up and sketch comedy addressing social and cultural issues. He’s appeared on stages throughout the Twin Cities like the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater and is a former company member of America’s oldest satirical comedy theater Brave New Workshop. Michael's next project, premiering in late 2015, offers a hilarious and eye-opening account of his three years living in China.
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