My First Stand-up Comedy Performance Flopped – Now What?

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If your first performance as a stand-up comedian didn’t go as well as you would have liked for it to…

You are certainly not alone, myself included.

Becoming a comedian can be a frustrating affair, especially if you are largely unsure of what you are doing.

But since I’m a cup is half full instead of half empty kind of guy, here’s what I will tell you: Continue reading

Using Your Natural Comedy Talent As A Comedian

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. Continue reading

Comic Lives By Betsy Borns – A Must Read For Aspiring Comedians

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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