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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

You will hear this over and over again about stand-up comedy:

It’s all in the delivery.”

There’s a great measure of truth in that statement.

While not all, most of a stand-up comedian’s ability to generate noteworthy laughs lies squarely in how a comedian delivers their comedy material.

Before I move on with a discussion about delivery, let me say this: Read the rest of this entry

Before someone invests time and effort learning how to become a comedian…

One of the questions that many prospective comedians have is this:

What are my chances of becoming a comedian?

That question is very broad and doesn’t have a single answer because there are a number of variables that affect an individual’s chances of becoming a comedian who is noteworthy and who can be afforded opportunities to become a professional comedian.
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