I was surfing online, looking for information on how to write a punchline when I came across an article from eHow.com called “How To Write A Punchline” — supposedly for those who want to know how to be a stand-up comedian.
There were 5 points presented, all of which were generic at best and accurate in a general way, but tip #4 for how to write a punchline actually made me laugh out loud: Read the rest of this entry
It can be difficult at best to get accurate and complete information about anything, whether it be about politics or how to write stand-up comedy.
I also know that if an individual is willing to get enough “second opinions”, they will eventually find the answers they want to hear.
But when it comes to stand-up comedy, there are some misconceptions that keep those without real comedy talent thinking they can excel at stand-up comedy.
And sadder still are the misconceptions that keep those who do have real comedy talent from ever capitalizing on their talent.
So, let’s cover two of these misconceptions… Read the rest of this entry
Are you one of those folks who are struggling with “writing” your stand-up comedy material and would like a professional “joke writer” do it for you?
Then there’s a very good chance that you are among the masses who believe that stand-up comedy material is “written” in the literal sense.
This is a serious misconception whether you are developing your own stand-up comedy material or want to have a professional comedy writer do it for you.
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