New To Stand-up Comedy? A Great Starting Point: ComedyUniversity.com

One of the very first things that I notice about new and prospective comedians is that…

They are driven to try to “write jokes” (in the literal sense) in order to try to command the big laughs on stage.

I am more than familiar with this frustrating process. It’s what I tried to do when I first started out as a comedian.

And it should come as no surprise as to the reason why that happens. It is quite simple actually… Read the rest of this entry

difficult2If you were in a room with 20 accomplished comedians and asked the question:

Can stand-up comedy be learned?

I would be willing to bet that half (if not more) of them would say no, stand-up comedy cannot be learned.

And it would be at that point that I would have to respectfully disagree and here’s why: Read the rest of this entry

Recently I stumbled across an interesting new program that I’m pretty excited about called Extrovert Me.

But I am not convinced that folks know what extroversion is or why it matters as a comedian (no, it’s not some sort of sexual fetish).

So, let’s test your knowledge.

Below are 4 YouTube stand-up comedy videos of comedians that you probably know or have heard of.
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