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

When I started my comedy career, there was no Internet.

Even when the Internet was made available to the general public in the mid 90’s, there certainly wasn’t the volume of information that is available today.

Subsequently, until I had been a comedian for awhile, I had no idea that there even was even such a thing as the corporate market for stand-up comedians.
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I have been approached by several journalists lately with broad questions about stand-up comedy.

One of those questions was:

Why hasn’t stand-up comedy been big since the late 1980’s?

It’s a well-known fact that stand-up comedy was a massively booming industry in the early to mid ‘80’s — largely due to the difficult economic situation, the novelty of stand-up comedy at the time and its affordability as far as live entertainment goes.
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