Turns Out, I’m Just Some Guy

Dave Gutteridge
9 min readNov 17, 2022

I wonder if everyone feels the same hubris I do

A bunch of people walking around. Photo by Timon Studler ( unsplash.com/@derstudi )

I remember clearly standing near the side of the stage at a comedy show, while another comedian was on stage, and he was killing it. I had been on before him, and I viscerally felt the difference in the mildly amused response I had got compared to the laughs and applause breaks this guy was getting. It stung, in a way, every laugh that…

Dave Gutteridge

I write thought-provoking pieces on ethics, relationships, and philosophy with honesty and vulnerability, often inspired by experiences and pop culture.