One of the more recognizable so-called comedy “experts” has made it a point to say that if you are telling stories as a comedian, you aren’t doing stand-up comedy.
That is 100% false.
Obviously, this particular comedy “expert” has never heard of or listened to some popular and hilarious story telling comedians like:
– Bill Cosby
– Tim Allen
– Bill Hicks
– Paula Poundstone
– Jeff Foxworthy
– Ron White
– Katt Williams
– Bill Engvall
– Eddie Izzard
– Gabriel Iglesias
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I want to give you an example of the incredibly lame information that is provided to new and prospective comedians in popular stand-up comedy books, workshops and classes as well as on online stand-up comedy tips sites.
The Standard Blah Blah
Here’s the anatomy of a stand-up comedy joke that you will get from almost every resource:
A stand-up comedy joke has 3 primary parts:
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Even though it’s been over two decades since I embarked on my own stand-up comedy journey, I remember those first months like they were yesterday.
Those first months weren’t pleasant at all.
I was struggling terribly and couldn’t understand why until later on (after developing the processes provided in the Killer Stand-up Online Course) which was…
Whatever comedy talent I had or thought I had didn’t make it to the stage. Read the rest of this entry