New To Stand-up Comedy? A Great Starting Point: ComedyUniversity.com

laughing2Just about anyone past the 6th grade can tell you that a punchline is the funny part of a joke.

And you don’t have to be a comedian to know that a punchline contains an unexpected element of surprise.

But here’s the big question…

How does knowing that information help any comedian produce punchlines in their stand-up comedy material that will actually work to get laughs? The reason that I ask is because…
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If your first performance as a stand-up comedian didn’t go as well as you would have liked for it to…

You are certainly not alone, myself included.

Becoming a comedian can be a frustrating affair, especially if you are largely unsure of what you are doing.

But since I’m a cup is half full instead of half empty kind of guy, here’s what I will tell you: Read the rest of this entry

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

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