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About Marty Adamsmith

Marty Adamsmith is a third semester PhD student in linguistics at the University of New Mexico. He is thinking of changing his research focus to humor studies after spending the last academic year looking into child language in Southern Peruvian Quechua. He’s taught English as a second language at UNM and the University of Texas at El Paso. Marty has been performing at stand-up comedy open mics for six months in Albuquerque, Tucson, Austin and Round Rock, Texas. People tell Marty that his jokes are smart, although that may change as he incorporates more stories from his love life.

Posts by Marty Adamsmith

The First Time I Got Heckled

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I’m not sure exactly how to put into words what I learned by being heckled for the first time. It was great that what could’ve been a negative experience turned out to make me feel so fucking nice.

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