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question-ccsThere’s a pretty good chance that you have landed on this page looking for the best comedy topics — for a speech, presentation or a stand-up comedy routine.

Note: The comedy mechanics used to generate laughter in a casual conversation, a speech or a stand-up comedy routine are exactly the same — only the content structure is a different for each.

So, let’s get to the burning question…

Is there such a thing as a best comedy topic?

Well, you might be surprised to know that.. Read the rest of this entry

It takes a tremendous amount of drive and determination to become a headlining comedian.

You must possess the confidence, talent and skill to be able to entertain audiences consistently, generating an average of 18+ seconds of laughter, cheering or applause for each performing minute — for 45 minutes to an hour.

That is no small feat, I can assure you. These folks stand among the stand-up comedy elite and they have set the standards for other talented comedians to achieve.
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yes2One of the more recognizable so-called comedy “experts” has made it a point to say that if you are telling stories as a comedian, you aren’t doing stand-up comedy.

That is 100% false.

Obviously, this particular comedy “expert” has never heard of or listened to some popular and hilarious story telling comedians like:

– Bill Cosby
– Tim Allen
– Bill Hicks
– Paula Poundstone
– Jeff Foxworthy
– Ron White
– Katt Williams
– Bill Engvall
– Eddie Izzard
– Gabriel Iglesias

And the growing list goes on and on. Read the rest of this entry

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