About Beth Lapides

New show "How To Be 100% Happy 88% of the Time" is in travelling previews. Author of "Did I Wake You? Haikus For Modern Living" (Soft Skull Press, 2006), Written about: buying a house in the desert for LA Times, comedy for O, waiting without waiting for the LA Times' Magazine West, numerology for Premiere magazine, Mickey Mouse's shadow for All Things Considered, and The Ish Factor for this very site. Creator and host of the once radical now love focused "Un-Cabaret" " The Other Network", " and "Say The Word" (available on audible.com). I'm an occassional actress (played a performance artist on "Sex & The City" which was a nice full circle after having been a performance artist in the city). Give inspiring creativity seminars and lead a writing/performing workshop.  Appeared on Politically Incorrect, Today show etc. Hosted and produced shows on Comedy Central, Comedy World Radio a pilot for MTV.

Dream Girl

Dream Girl
By March 23, 2007

Bed is my synagogue. Dreams are my bible. Waking up my goal. Waking up is the entire purpose of the spiritual life, and waking up is hard to do! I depend on my dreams like I depend on my friends. … Read More

The Devil Wears Shmata

The Devil Wears Shmata
By March 22, 2007

Is God in the details? If so maybe Anna Wintour is in search of God, and not the devil incarnate! I just read that the famous for being devilish editor is looking for a new word for 'blog'. The item … Read More

FOUR OTHER QUESTIONS

FOUR OTHER QUESTIONS
By March 21, 2007

I love Passover and I love the idea of the four questions but those particular four questions have never done much for me. So this year I am working on my own four questions. Does it make me a bad … Read More

You’re an angel!

You’re an angel!
By March 20, 2007

Today, my angels have instructed me to blog about them. Yikes! Did I just write that sentence and not delete it!? I am shocked to discover that I believe in angels! That they are a part of my daily life. … Read More

PHAT FLUSH!

PHAT FLUSH!
By March 19, 2007

New moon yesterday. Auspicious time to start something new. Plant seeds. (Also wreaks havoc on moods – moon/mood not much difference!) But this new moon had slipped my mind because sometimes I don't look at the actual calendar, a sad … Read More

The Ish Factor

The Ish Factor
By March 7, 2007

    What was I thinking? I’d agreed to do stand-up at a “Faith Jam” at an Islamic Temple. The show brought together the prayers, music, and comedy of Muslims, Christians, and Jews. And I was the Jew. But I … Read More