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I am NOT a fan of what I can only describe as “conventional” approaches to developing and delivering a stand-up comedy routine that will actually work to generate laughs.

However I can say with great confidence that one of my greatest challenges as a stand-up educator has been specifically identifying why I strongly believe that most stand-up comedy resources — whether they be books or live instruction — are essentially worthless to the new comedian who wants to develop a stand-up comedy act that actually gets laughs.

So in this article I am going to make yet another attempt to do so, keeping this one particular aspect in mind: Read the rest of this entry

Introduction

Are you one of those folks who are struggling with “writing” your stand-up comedy material and would like a professional “joke writer” do it for you?

Then there’s a very good chance that you are among the masses who believe that stand-up comedy material is “written” in the literal sense.

This is a serious misconception whether you are developing your own stand-up comedy material or want to have a professional comedy writer do it for you.
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I am a firm believer that one of the real keys to becoming a high impact comedian or speaker starts with really understanding what it is you do in the first place when you make someone laugh in very ordinary, everyday situations.

Unfortunately, I also know that most people are looking for that “mechanical” or robotic means for generating big laughs on stage.
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