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

When it comes to learning how to be a comedian…

The opening act in the stand-up comedy environment is arguably the hardest spot in a line up of comedians — particularly from a laughter generation stand point.

It’s often referred to as the “bullet taking” spot.

Here’s why that is, no matter what “level” the comedian is at when performing in that critical opening spot…
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One of the questions that new comedians have is:

Does it take 5-10 years to get good at stand-up comedy?

If you read some of the conventional books on stand-up comedy, that’s what they will tell you.

Personally, I think that question is not a very good one and should actually be broken down into two better questions: Read the rest of this entry

It really doesn’t take much to stand out among what can seem like a sea of stand-up comedy losers performing at every open mic in town.

Now here is the cool part (for the younger people, here is the sick part)…

It also doesn’t take much to determine who your real competition among comedians is in your local area.

Here is a very easy way to size up the real stand-up comedy competition in your area, no matter where you live:
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