Hall of Fame
Pedja is an OK guy. The fact that he is writing about himself right now in third person is not very helpful in you believing in this ‘OK guy’, but OK… He is a somewhat proud owner of long-lasting and eventually cured professional identity crises. In his almost four decades of living this man was an air force cadet, journalist, radio host, humanitarian officer, public officer, activist, interpreter, manager… and it all led to the final outcome of him being a producer and a stand up comedian. It lasts since 2005 and is still rolling. Montenegrin born, Serbian raised, he spent most of his life in Bosnia and is now a citizen of Croatia. In a nutshell, he is – a Yugoslav. His Master’s Degree in Communications from the Ohio University makes him show off around more than necessary. Nevertheless, people manage to survive this display of innocent bragging. What is less innocent is Pedja himself. The proof he did “it” at least twice are two beautiful daughters brought to him by his wife, a true pillar of the house. Otherwise they would live in a tent, and the shaky one for that matter. pb_gallery-3 As for his comedy style, Pedja Bajovi? is somewhere between Jack Dee and Louis C.K.. Although his eyes (eyeglasses included) are a constant observational tool and an index finger is always ready to point, he somehow constantly returns to his favorite subject – himself. He tends to be a dry one, but is working on more expressive ways such as dancing on stage. Apparently ladies dig it. In terms of producing, he is one of the founders of the Croatian stand up comedy scene. Pedja is also a strong participant in the development of the regional one which is to cover the whole of former Yugoslavia where all the six nations now either speak or at least understand the same language, no matter it now has four different names. Pedja’s club is titled Komedija s nogu which is for sure a clumsiest translation of the English term ‘stand up comedy’, but they had to name it somehow! This clubs has got four comedy nights per week and it also welcomed some of the great international names in comedy such as Ian Stone, Ava Vidal, Jesse Joyce, Adam Bloom, Magnus Bentér, Marcel Lucont, Andre King, Anthony King, Damian Clark, Noel James, Jimbo etc. Toldya, Pedja is an OK guy. P.S. The Croatian version ‘About Me’ is not as sexy. I mean, these people actually know me around here!