Improve Your Chances Of Success As A New Comedian: ComedyUniversity.com

One of the questions that has crossed the minds of those who want to know how to be a comic is this:

How do I get discovered as a stand-up comedian?

And my immediate reply would be…

What are you doing to get discovered as a stand-up comedian?

Let me cover some factors that can affect a comedian’s chances of getting “discovered”: Read the rest of this entry

Another question that seems to come up from time to time is this:

Is there any way to bypass stand-up comedy open mic nights?

The answer is yes, but there’s a bit more involved than meets the eye.

Let me start with this: Read the rest of this entry

Let’s assume that there are two comedians performing five minute sets at a comedy club.

The first comedian averages 18 seconds of laughter each performing minute.

The second comedian averages 5 seconds of laughter each performing minute.

Which comedian is funnier?

Let me give you a hint of just how much funnier one is over the other…

A comedian who can only generate 5 seconds of laughter per minute is bombing (which should be called audience abuse or publicly humiliating oneself).
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