New To Stand-up Comedy? A Great Starting Point: ComedyUniversity.com
If you managed to find this article because you were interested in information on:
How to write a joke or how to write a stand-up comedy joke…
Let me ask you a question:
Are you trying to figure out how to write something that “reads” funny or are you trying to figure out how to write something that is funny when you express it to an audience?
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What critical skill set attributes should a comedian possess in order to slay an audience?
By slaying an audience, I am specifically referring to generating 4-6 quality laughs per minute for an average of 18+ seconds of audience laughter each minute.
I would say that the skill set for a comedian would include at least these 5 essential attributes: Read the rest of this entry
In the mad dash to “write” just the right words, sentences and phrases (jokes) that are going to make an audience howl with laughter…
Many new comedians overlook the most powerful laughter generation aspect of stand-up comedy, which is delivery…
NOT the words written on paper or merely spoken per se.
When I speak of delivery, I am more specifically talking about… Read the rest of this entry