What’s in a name?

Beyond the CS HQ

You may know CSHQ as ComicalSuicide either as you’ve followed previously or read the previous Blog Post. Maybe you didn’t know so this Post should explain why the name was chosen.

Originally, without getting too morbid so early on, a failed suicide attempt was the catalyst for the journey towards a stand-up comedy career.

However, there’s so much more to what I do so shortening it to the initials CS and working mostly from ‘Headquarters’, I came up with CS HQ as the umbrella term for all the ‘creative’ pots I have a finger in.

That’s it! No more, no less. Nothing profound, nothing deep and meaningful, no rocket science.

CSHQ sounds like it grew up and found a more ‘adult’ identity… And I like it.




You may remember ComicalSuicide in its pre-pandemic guise. If so, thank you for still being ‘here’ supporting it. If not, read on and I’ll bring you up to speed.

A couple of years ago, certain life events gave me a good butt-kicking to prepare to get on a Stage where I made my Debut as a stand-up comedienne. It was going alright until a global pandemic gave everyone a good ass-whooping and life as we knew it, stalled.

As quick as I was filling my diary with stage time, as quick as Lockdown Restrictions drew a line through the entries. Now, COVID-19 is almost 2 years old. And I couldn’t let this invisible brat of a toddler ruin anymore of my life so I pooled all my own experiences, skills, resources etc to rise again…