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laughing-face2Since many people consider getting involved in stand-up comedy because they have the ability to cause others to laugh in everyday conversations with relative ease…

I have some specific questions you may want to review regarding the comedy talent you have right now. Let’s get started:

Are you planning to use the comedy talent you have already developed or are you planning to develop some sort of different comedy talent for stand-up comedy? Read the rest of this entry

challenges2One thing I know beyond a shadow of a doubt:

Folks will only struggle as a comedian for so long before that adventure falls into “too hard” category and toss it aside. That’s too bad because most people have more than enough comedy talent to make good headway as a comedian.

So a question that some may ask is “Are new comedians predisposed to struggle needlessly?”

Knowing what I know now, I would have to say with few exceptions that they probably are.

Now before I jump into why I think that way, please note that stand-up comedy is a challenging endeavor – certainly much more so than meets the eye for the casual observer. However, I also believe that there are a number of significant obstacles that are actually self-generated. Read the rest of this entry

For those wanting to know how to become a comedian…

It is pretty much a self proclaimed affair, meaning that once you are in a position to tell others that you are a comedian, well — you are one.

But let me be a bit more specific on the process that almost everyone takes to become a comedian…

The very first thing an individual usually does is to locate performing opportunities in their area — places to “work out” their stand-up comedy material. Read the rest of this entry

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