You need only attend any stand-up comedy open mic anywhere in the world to experience this fact for yourself:

Anyone can suck at stand-up comedy.

Because of that fact, it should be very easy to understand why so many opportunities are available for those who don’t suck at stand-up comedy.

But the real question is:

Why do so many people suck at stand-up comedy — in many cases for years?
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If someone were to ask me how to write stand-up comedy material…

You might be surprised to find out that I would give them this stand-up comedy tip…

I wouldn’t try to “write” anything — at least not the way most people think of writing (which is in the literal sense the way virtually all comedy books, workshops and courses say to do). Read the rest of this entry

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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