Setting Standards For Stand-up Comedians

Many times I get accused of trying to impose impossible or unrealistic “standards” on a hugely subjective performing art — stand-up comedy with my Comedy Evaluator Pro software.

For the record, I haven’t managed to set a single standard when it comes to stand-up comedy, comedians getting big and frequent laughs on stage or how they manage to do it.

Headliner comedians over many decades have already set the standards of “funny” for comedians to emulate and strive for.
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If you haven’t noticed, I don’t talk about how to become a great open mic comedian.

I have a tendency to talk about what it takes to develop and deliver headline level comedian material no matter what “title” a comedian holds in the stand-up comedy business.

Make no mistake — the speed at which an individual can capitalize on their stand-up comedy material is directly related to the ability of that comedian to consistently deliver headline level comedy material.
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One of things almost every comedian wants to know, no matter what level they may be at is:

“Is there any way to know if my stand-up comedy material will work before I deliver it on stage?”

That is a very difficult question to answer with a simple yes-or-no answer because there are a number of very important variables that must be considered in order to provide a meaningful response.
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