Comedian Decisions That Directly Affect Income Potential

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decision-pointsOne of the things that I don’t like about stand-up comedy is that a comedian is usually deeply invested in a comedy club act before they start realizing that the real money in stand-up comedy is made in comedy markets outside the comedy club scene.

But if a comedian doesn’t know how to develop corporate type or family friendly stand-up comedy material that kills at headliner level, then they will remain excluded from higher paying comedy work outside the comedy club market.
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My Reply To A Comment About Dick Joke Comedians Vs. Corporate Comedians

I received this comment in an email from a subscriber that I absolutely must comment on:

Steve,

Been reading your blog and you seem to imply that comedians who do “dick” jokes or “edgy” comedy material don’t have the same level of talent as corporate or “clean” comedians.

I really take offense to that. Jack

Whoa there hoss!

Let’s get something perfectly clear Jack, and I will try to write this real slow so you can get it…
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