Improve Your Chances Of Success As A New Comedian: ComedyUniversity.com

listen-big2When an individual makes the decision to take a shot at stand-up comedy, I know from firsthand experience that the tendency is to assume that getting laughs on stage as a comedian it is far easier than it actually is.

There are some very good reasons for this, one of which is because of the ease that we use our own sense of humor to get laughs in everyday life – without thought or study.

Another reason is the ease at which professional comedians are able to make it appear to be when delivering an act and getting big laughs, whether during live performances or TV performances. Read the rest of this entry

You need only attend any stand-up comedy open mic anywhere in the world to experience this fact for yourself:

Anyone can suck at stand-up comedy.

Because of that fact, it should be very easy to understand why so many opportunities are available for those who don’t suck at stand-up comedy.

But the real question is:

Why do so many people suck at stand-up comedy — in many cases for years?
Read the rest of this entry

I went to YouTube.com and did a search using the term bad stand-up comedy and I was kind of amazed at what I found.

Below is a video of an unfunny comedian who gets very few laughs in his set and is an obvious flop on stage.

It’s called bombing in the world of stand-up comedy and this guy was pretty darn good at it.
Read the rest of this entry

Last updated by at .