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I went to YouTube.com and did a search using the term bad stand-up comedy and I was kind of amazed at what I found.

Below is a video of an unfunny comedian who gets very few laughs in his set and is an obvious flop on stage.

It’s called bombing in the world of stand-up comedy and this guy was pretty darn good at it.
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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…
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assumptions2When I started my stand-up comedy career, like most people who want to take a shot at stand-up comedy I had preconceived ideas and made assumptions about what stand-up was all about and how it was done.

Those preconceived ideas and assumptions were supported by the stand-up comedy books I devoured and the comedy workshops that I attended to try to put together an act that would generate the big laughs.

It was those same preconceived ideas and assumptions that almost made me quit stand-up comedy after 9 months because I sucked and I knew it, no matter how hard I tried. Read the rest of this entry

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