I hit the parent lottery. Seriously. I have THE BEST parents.
When I was a kid, I LOVED fish sticks.
A few years back, I was having dinner with my parents in Las Vegas at a fabulous fish restaurant. My dad told one of his hit or miss jokes. My dad LOVES jokes.
And Bazinga! "Fish Schtick" was hatched.
Take My Wife Please -- A Bit of History
Unless you are on the older side of the baby boomer generation, you may not be familiar with Henny Youngman. Henny Youngman was a comic known as the "King of the One-Liners". His most famous one-liner is "Take My Wife...Please". Youngman was an influence on Rodney Dangerfield, who in turn, influenced comedians such as Chris Rock and Conan O'Brien.
Schitck is a yiddish term for a comic theme. Steven Colbert's persona on the Colbert Report is considered "schtick".
A Day Out at the Museum
"Fish Schtick" was shown at the South Bay Focus 2013 show at the Torrance Art Museum.