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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

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

When it comes to knowing how to be a comedian who can rock a room…

I can tell by the search terms that people use to find this blog that many are under the impression that if they can just find out one critical piece of information that their stand-up comedy material will somehow become funny.

However, getting big laughs on stage as a comedian is not just about one thing – it’s about a combination of things that happen in symphony that causes audience laughter to happen at a high level.
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