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Is it Okay For Artists to Take a Break?—Onicia Update

Hey, Friends!

It’s me, Onicia! Writer. Comedian. Internet bestie who triggered your abandonment issues by going on a year-long hiatus from slinging jokes and writing stories.

My last official newsletter update was in April 2023. I was very deep into my postpartum recovery and getting revenge on my crappy OBGYN.

Is it good for artists to take breaks?

YES! As a (bad) Seventh-Day Adventist, I will never give up Sabbath rest. I might not always make it to church, but I’m always gonna unplug for the weekend. Recently, several popular YouTubers like Adam Neely and Extranet Shaquille shared their experiences with burnout and their futures on social media.

One thing I like about being an artist before social media and content marketing is that stepping away from the public and working in private (this doesn’t mean completely alone).

In a Vox article by Rebeca Jennings, fellow comedian, marketing expert, and IRL friend Rachael Kay Albers shared thoughtful commentary on the pressure for artists to constantly be marketing and selling our work.

Taking a break was good for me. I’m happy to be in the land of the living sharing my “little” updates with you.

Addressing broken promises.

Last year, I promised to mail out some free greeting cards. Um, that ain’t happening. If you really want my new designs, my online shop is still open. If money is an issue, shoot me an email. We’ll work something out. <3

The producers of Louder Than A Mom never uploaded my story on getting revenge on my OBGYN. It usually takes them a few months. I didn’t feel like hounding them. You can hear the tales and other funny stories in my first half-hour comedy special ‘Good Island Gyal’.

Sooo, about them splits. My flexibility journey is still ongoing. I actually did a 90-minute stretch session today! Near the end of January, I completed 9 days of a 14-day stretching challenge. I got discouraged because I felt like I wasn’t seeing progress. Near day 9, I became less flexible. I forgot that rest (muscle rehabilitation) is an important part of training. It’s been about 5 days, and I finally saw more progress. By hook or by crook, I’m going to achieve the front splits. I recorded a few sessions, so you will see progress soon!!!

What have I been doing since last April?

I intentionally took a 1-year break from professional art-making (comedy, storytelling, fiction writing) and freelancing (content marketing and writing). The timing was perfect because I wasn’t in a great space mentally. A handful (yeah, that many) of good friends passed away, lots of family drama, my roommates and I had a bacterial lung infection and the flu (AT THE SAME TIME), and several scammers tried to do fraud on my bank card.

That said, good things also happened. I won’t share those right now because I’m rushing to complete some tasks on my to-do list.

How was 2023 for you? It was lovely seeing many of you IRL at my shows, on the Writers Guild picket lines, and on the internet. Hit ‘reply’ and let’s catch up!

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Good Island Gyal — A Caribbean Comedy Special by Onicia Muller

Caribbean comedian Onicia Muller jokes about surviving death and getting revenge on her crappy OBGYN who failed to diagnose her preeclampsia. Now she’s a good island gyal gone bad.

Shoutout to Paul Schissler (The Baddest B*tch) and Niles Abston (Household Name) whose comedy specials inspired me to produce and share #GoodIslandGyal.

Being funny on command requires proper nutrition. Please buy me ice cream. As thanks for the nutrition, I’ll happily send you my birth story video.

For bookings contact Nick Youmans bookings[at]oniciamuller[dot]com.

Filmed at The Rusty Rocket on Sint Maarten in front of a live audience.

For ELIZABETH, SHATORIA, IAH, and all the good island gyals.

ONICIA MULLER: GOOD ISLAND GYAL (2023)

Written and performed by
ONICIA MULLER

Executive produced by
REMIGIO TORRES
SHUDIKE TORRES
ONICIA MULLER

Promotional graphics by
SHAWN YORK
ONICIA MULLER

Cameras and audio
KAREEM ROMBLEY
HERBIE-JUNIOR MARLIN

Special thanks to
KAREEM ROMBLEY
ESDRA RICHARDSON + RUSTY ROCKET
SUPPA KID + LASER 101
EUNICE JARRETT
LISA EBEL
AMY SUMPTER
RACHAEL KAY ALBERS
KELSIE HUFF

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OBGYN revenge story at LTAM on 4/26—Onicia Update

Hey friends,

It’s me, Onicia—writer, comedian, petty-ass master troll! Where have I been? Fighting for my mother freaking life!

Okay, I’ll stop screaming and swearing.

Listen, the past 12 months has been a roller coaster and, ooh chile, I’ve got stories.


On Wednesday, April 26 at Louder Than A Mom, I’m sharing the hilarious tale of how I got sweet, delicious revenge on my shitty OBGYN. Dr. [REDACTED] was so focused on being a Botox Babe (TM) that she failed to diagnose my preeclampsia and almost allowed me to die. Oh, your girl was in the ER multiple time.

If you’re in Chicago, please come see me live.

If you’re unable to attend, but want all the tea, click the ‘I LOVE DRAMA’ button below. You’ll be notified when I post the video to my YouTube channel.

Chicago live storytelling show - louder than a mom - onicia muller

Feel-good story: My friends and Lectric got Bernard a bike!

A crazy thing happened, I launched a GoFundMe campaign and my friends inspired Lectric e-Bikes to gift Bernard a bike so that he can volunteer with Food Not Bombs. KEEP READING

Botched Booty Story Time

If you see me in real life, pretend that these videos DO NOT exists.

In loving memory of Elizabeth McQuern

Our beloved friend is gone. We miss her so much. Hug those you love. See you on the other side Tiley <3

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Crazy Rich Asians Red Flags—Just Being Funny

JBF is back by popular demand. That’s right, I’m bringing you all-new hilarious TRUE tales and truly stupid thoughts. Subscribe to my YouTube or newsletter for more funny stories!

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Writing a romantic comedy LIVE on YouTube

LOGLINE: When a luxury car salesman, moonlighting as a dating coach, goes viral for degrading Black women, two hopeful romantics partner to expose fraudulent relationship experts and fall in love.

kevin samuels as a villain in a Black-led romantic comedy by Onicia Muller

Hey, Friends!

I’m writing a feature-length movie script live on YouTube. Join me Mondays-Fridays between 5:00 am and 6:30 am Central. Enjoy all the cool ASMR vibes like birds chirping, early morning traffic, typing, me quietly explaining my creative process while wearing my mouth guard.

hit ‘like’. Say ‘hi’. It’s a chill, fun time.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel and hit the bell notification so you don’t have to hunt for the lastest live stream link.

This untitled black rom-com is a fun, radical feminist, romantic comedy. It’s a fresh take on the traditional rom-com. No dated tropes. No heavy-handed dialog that feels like an after-school special.

Singer Lizzo and actress Mariann Aalda as BFFs in a Black-led romantic comedy by Onicia Muller

Keep the words flowing; please buy me ice cream.

Questions? Feedback? Words of affirmation? HeyOnicia(at)OniciaMuller(dot)com

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Just Being Funny

The Hairdresser Blocked Me—Just Being Funny

Hey Friends,

It’s me, Onicia, the petty booty guru. No, I didn’t find the balls to actually tag her in a tweet. Genuinely wish her continued success in her career.

JBF is back by popular demand. That’s right, I’m bringing you all-new hilarious TRUE tales and truly stupid thoughts. Subscribe to my YouTube or newsletter for more funny stories!

Award-winning Caribbean comedian, Onicia Muller regrets leaving St. Maarten for windy Chicago. Her weekly humour column, Just Being Funny is chicken soup for the naive sceptic’s soul. Join her newsletter for funny stories and stand-up comedy. OniciaMuller.com/JBF.

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Feel-good story: Lectric e-Bikes restore faith in humanity

WE DID IT! Bernard received his new bike from Lectric eBikes. The bike rides like butter! Bernard made a foldable rap so that he can easily store the bike in his basement.

Food Not Bombs Humboldt Park received $278. They send their thanks.

You’ll hear from Bernard shortly. He’s overwhelmed and very thankful.

I love you all so much.

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Just Being Funny

I instantly wanted to fight this man—Just Being Funny

JBF is back by popular demand. That’s right, I’m bringing you all-new hilarious TRUE tales and truly stupid thoughts. Subscribe to my YouTube or newsletter for more funny stories!

Award-winning Caribbean comedian, Onicia Muller regrets leaving St. Maarten for windy Chicago. Her weekly humour column, Just Being Funny is chicken soup for the naive sceptic’s soul. Join her newsletter for funny stories and stand-up comedy. OniciaMuller.com/JBF.

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Broke boys don’t deserve no kitty—Just Being Funny

To all the Butt Hurt Bois(TM):

1. If you watched the full video, you’d know that I believe everyone deserves love regardless of their financial status. I’m happily married to a Broke Boi(TM)

(5:40 where I talk about my very plain wedding band) 2. The video title references a Cardi B song. At 8:40 I explained again that everyone deserves love. This guy didn’t have $2 for food! Finding a date should be looooow on his list of needs. Well, unless he was hoping I’d pay for the meal in which case, he was right for asking me out

JBF is back by popular demand. That’s right, I’m bringing you all-new hilarious TRUE tales and truly stupid thoughts. Subscribe to my YouTube or newsletter for more funny stories!

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Is The Single Adventist dating app a scam?— Just Being Funny

JBF is back by popular demand. That’s right, I’m bringing you all-new hilarious TRUE tales and truly stupid thoughts. Subscribe to my YouTube or newsletter for more funny stories!

Where was Devin (my #scamsss co-host) when all of this was going down?? Being faithful to his lover! I will do the same in the future.

Dating app scam part 1

Dating app scam part 2