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comedian1It should go without question that the single most valuable asset that you can bring to the table as a comedian is your already developed comedy talent.

I’m talking specifically about the same comedy talent you use day in and day out to cause others to laugh when engaged in casual conversations.

So in this article I want to discuss comedy talent as it applies to you and your stand-up comedy endeavors. Read the rest of this entry

For anyone who is looking for stand-up comedy resources, there is one book that I consider a must read — especially for new comedians — that doesn’t fall into that category.

The name of the book is Comic Lives by Betsy Borns.

While the book is a bit dated (originally published in 1987), you simply won’t find a better resource for discovering what the world of stand-up comedy is really all about.
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Introduction

Are you a stand-up comedian who is looking to “break into” acting for TV shows, commercials and movies?

Please make sure that you read every word of this article because…

I’m going to identify the single biggest mistake many comedians make when it comes to getting acting gigs. First, please allow me to cover some differences and similarities between stand-up comedy and acting. Read the rest of this entry

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