There’s a certain type of widespread logic that new comedians fall victim to when it comes to trying to identify stand-up comedy writing techniques that can be used to write a funny stand-up comedy act that will kill audiences.
I’m going to call this sort of logic “rock solid, I would bet my house on that” logic when it comes to finding free information about how to write a stand-up comedy routine.
The best way I can think of to present this common logic is in a checklist format like this: Read the rest of this entry
If you haven’t noticed, I don’t talk about how to become a great open mic comedian in the articles on this blog.
I have a tendency to talk about what it takes to develop and deliver headline level comedian material no matter what “title” a comedian holds in the stand-up comedy business.
Make no mistake — the speed at which a comedian can capitalize on their talent is directly related to the ability of that comedian to consistently deliver headline level comedy material. Read the rest of this entry
Before I jump into a discussion on what may or may not be the best stand-up comedy books available on the market today, keep this in mind:
I am NOT a fan of the information that the vast majority of books on stand-up comedy offer.
As you read this article, you will find out exactly why I say that. But before you get to that part…
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