Virtually everyone has told a street joke (which is the stand-up comedy term for jokes told on the street).
However most comedians discount the value of having a cache of carefully selected, edited and well-rehearsed street jokes at their disposal.
Let me say this – street jokes as a general rule are NOT considered stand-up comedy material.
But here’s what I can tell you about street jokes…
There are a number of folks who find my websites using the search terms “stand-up comedy formulas” or “joke writing formulas”.
It’s kind of sad really because here’s what I know about those folks without ever having to meet them:
1. They are either not funny and they are trying to “write” their way to becoming funny on stage or…
2. They are funny, but they are desperately trying to find the right “joke formulas” in order to “write” comedy material that actually works
Before I jump into a discussion on what may or may not be the best stand-up comedy books available on the market today, keep this in mind:
I am NOT a fan of the information that the vast majority of books on stand-up comedy offer.
As you read this article, you will find out exactly why I say that. But before you get to that part…