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puzzledShould your stand-up comedy material be written down?

I cannot think of any other way a person could edit or adjust their jokes or stand-up comedy material unless it is written down.

Let’s assume that you have your stand-up comedy material or jokes written down.

Other than for memorization purposes…

What do you look at in the written version of your stand-up comedy material or jokes for improvement and to increase your laughs? Read the rest of this entry

question6While there may not be a definitive way to determine whether or not a person has the baseline comedy talent to do well as a comedian…

I can certainly tell you what I know from a professional perspective.

First, let’s start with a discussion about an individual’s sense of humor. Then I will touch upon some aspects that tend to limit or hinder funny and talented people from making progress as a comedian. Read the rest of this entry

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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