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

difficult2If you were in a room with 20 accomplished comedians and asked the question:

Can stand-up comedy be learned?

I would be willing to bet that half (if not more) of them would say no, stand-up comedy cannot be learned.

And it would be at that point that I would have to respectfully disagree and here’s why: Read the rest of this entry

question-stand-up-resources1I was going through some of my old emails when I ran across an interesting question:

“On your stand-up course home page, you recommend that people try stand-up comedy books and other resources before considering your course. Can you be more specific about which books to use?”

First let me say that I currently do not endorse any of the so-called “how to” books on stand-up comedy (nor have I for years – they all have variations of the same lame approach to producing stand-up comedy material).

But I do recommend that people try what the popular books on stand-up comedy have to offer first and here’s why: Read the rest of this entry

I was recently interviewed by professional comedian John Branyan focusing on information of interest to talented individuals who are new to stand-up comedy and are trying to learn how to be a comedian.

This interview is provided to expose an alternative approach to the traditional stand-up comedy methodologies.

The entire interview is provided in these 4 YouTube video clip segments provided below.

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