“Everything I Needed to Know, I Learned from My Wife!” Comedy at it’s Best with Rex Havens and Host Linda C. Thompson.
December 16, 2009
Hosted by Linda C. Thompson
Rex Havens takes the very heart of the world around each of us, applies his own gentle combination of logic, bemusement and insanity, and offers it back to his audience in a way that is engaging, thoughtful and hilarious. Rex has been delighting comedy audiences for 20 years, in world-famous comedy clubs like The Improv, Catch-A-Rising Star, Funny Bones and Zanies, on television for Showtime, Comedy Central and Comic Relief, on radio with Bob & Tom and NPR, cruise ships worldwide, and corporate clients including GM, American Express, Texaco, 3M, Coca-Cola, IBM, Toshiba, Lowe's, Johnson & Johnson, Ameritech, Proctor & Gamble, State Farm, Quaker Oats, Verizon and the IRS ("Working for the IRS is the only sure way to get money from them."), and numerous non-profit and charitable organizations, such as St. Jude's and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. A former college professor who made the unusual transition to the standup comedy stage in the '80's, Rex has always believed that laughter is the best defense against a confusing and challenging world. Rex's take on marriage and family has propelled him to performances in all 50 states and around the world, including London, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Bermuda, Montreal, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Aruba, Rome and Cannes. www.rexhavens.com
The Next Best Thing
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The Next Best Thing -- who does not want to know that? The Next Best Thing engages, informs and enlightens the audience with the most up-to-date thinking from the most intriguing people. Always fun, always entertaining, The Next Best Thing is the closest source to a crystal ball going – and much more accurate. The areas of life critical to all – medicine, healthcare, politics, the arts, business, matters of the heart and spirit – find out The Next Best Thing on this show. In a complex, sometimes confusing world, The Next Best Thing with show host Linda C. Thompson keeps listeners ahead of the game.
Linda C. Thompson
Linda C. Thompson is known as an author, poet, playwright, and a renowned expert in Management and Organizational Development. Her first novel I Am My Own Dragon was a first-run sell-out gathering endorsements from the Clarion Review, NY Times, Deepak Chopra, Montel Williams and Broadway greats.
Linda is an innovator in leadership, team acceleration and coaching. She works with over 100 of the Fortune 500 and leading institutions in medicine and government. She is included in a variety of Who’s Who and 2000 Most Notable Women in America. She is also a motivational speaker. From humble beginnings in Texas, Linda has risen to accomplish high goals. Her quintessential American journey allows Linda to relate authentically with the full spectrum of humanity. Drawing upon 20+ years of business experience, Linda combines practical solutions with unique flair and creativity. She marries experience and expertise in strategic business, human resources, interpersonal skill transference, and group dynamics. The result is savvy charisma in any situation. Prior to consulting, Linda held executive positions in both government and corporations.
She holds the following degrees: BA in American Studies from U.T Austin, MA in Creative Writing from U.T Austin, and an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Finance from USC. She loves to write, speak, sing, hug dogs, hike wild places, snorkel and whisper words of greatness to horses and humans alike.