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About lyops

LeeAnn Yops (long O in that Yo) is a writer and stand-up comedian. She is a Second City graduate who has worked on shows at ComedySportz Theatre (ahem, made sexy wrestling pants) as well as contributed to relationship blogs and Craigslist Missed Connections on the world wide web. She likes cats, things that are smooth (mostly rock), the color green, competitive games that give her tickets for her hard work, Beverly Hills, 90210 (or pretty much anything that Aaron Spelling created) and Chi-Chi's salsa. Follow her baby, Beverly Hills, 9021-Whoa! at: http://beverlyhills9021wh.wix.com/beverlyhills9021whoa. It's the size of vodka-filled Beverly Hills, 9021-Whoa!termelon.

Sweet Review O’ Mine

Last night I saw the concert of a lifetime. In fact, it was called “Guns N’ Roses: Not in this Lifetime.” Damn. It was good. Really good. The concert took place at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. Last week I … Continue reading

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Mental Health Ain’t Nuthin’ to F With

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s a good chance to have a yearly check in. There have been a lot of ups and downs in the past year. Ups include a “budding” comedy career, meaning I’m being more honest … Continue reading

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Funky Bodyguard

Prejudice? Wrote a blog about it (well, I wrote a blog, but not about being prejudice)? Like to read it? Here is goes. One night while having an impromptu talent show with some pals, the age-old question of “what came … Continue reading

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Up Yours With a Twirling Lawnmower

  After recently going through a break up or as much of a break up you can go through when you don’t actually let anyone in, I noticed some similarities on how to overcome an ex like how you can … Continue reading

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Puffy’s Right. I’ll Be Missing You.

A month ago, I lost someone incredibly important to me. My go-go-granny unfortunately couldn’t go any longer. She lived a wonderful life and went peacefully with her family by her side. It’s all we could have asked for. She lived … Continue reading

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Desperate Times Call for Missed Connections

Dating is the pits. Am I right, ladies? I feel like I’ve tried it all and I’m not even close to being done. I’ve met dating prospects at friend’s parties, classes that interest me, online, hobbies I enjoy, through ex’s … Continue reading

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Yopsipes Vol. 2

Cooking for the holidays? Let me help! The recipe book for everyone’s inner fat girl is back with some great new treats based on everyone’s favorite holiday activity – enjoying reruns of your favorite TV shows in a separate room from … Continue reading

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‘Cause Nothin’ Lasts Forever, Even Cold November Rain

I get confused by many things, most notably, the plotline to “The Bodyguard” and how my friend has never, ever tried Doritos in her life. Never ever! That’s absolutely ludicrous. Another thing that has always confused me was the video … Continue reading

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Live at the Apollo: A Year in Stand-Up

A year ago today, I was a few days away from performing stand-up comedy for the first time ever. Sure I was involved in comedic endeavors prior, but stand-up scared the ratty-tatty, generic Spanx off of me. I stood by … Continue reading

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Friend Testimonials Part Deux

For all 10 people who maybe read the last blog, here is the 2nd part to the Friend Testimonials from the Myspace blogs. The Internet sure is a beautiful place for memories. I’m sure my friends love all of these backhanded … Continue reading

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