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When it comes to knowing how to be a comedian who can rock a room…

I can tell by the search terms that people use to find this blog that many are under the impression that if they can just find out one critical piece of information that their stand-up comedy material will somehow become funny.

However, getting big laughs on stage as a comedian is not just about one thing – it’s about a combination of things that happen in symphony that causes audience laughter to happen at a high level.
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One thing I know about stand-up comedy beyond a shadow of a doubt is this:

Individuals who actually have comedy talent tend to struggle needlessly because of their own false perceptions when it comes to developing and delivering stand-up comedy material that actually works on stage.

The reason for this is simple…

Most folks who are looking to take a shot at stand-up comedy don’t fully understand or comprehend that there is a huge difference between the “written” word and the “spoken” word.
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If someone were to ask me how to write stand-up comedy material…

You might be surprised to find out that I would give them this stand-up comedy tip…

I wouldn’t try to “write” anything — at least not the way most people think of writing (which is in the literal sense the way virtually all comedy books, workshops and courses say to do). Read the rest of this entry

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