One of the things that you will hear about stand-up comedy is this:
“It’s all about the timing.”
This is another one of those sort of absolute truths that’s not completely accurate.
Now I will tell you that timing when delivering a stand-up comedy routine is certainly a very important factor in the process of generating loud and frequent audience laughs.
But I will also tell you that timing is also just one aspect of a number of factors in play when a comedian performs and generates big laughs on stage. Read the rest of this entry