Is Stand-up Comedy Competitive? Not Even Close…

This article describes the reasons why stand-up comedy is not as competitive as it appears and why there are always great opportunities for new comedians. Continue reading Is Stand-up Comedy Competitive? Not Even Close…

Telepathic Laughter Doesn’t Count In Stand-up Comedy

Comedians who can’t seem to deliver an average of 18+ seconds of laughter per minute (PAR Score 30+) remind me of politicians who skirt the real issues with “spin” and sometimes shear nonsense. They will say that stand-up comedy is Continue reading Telepathic Laughter Doesn’t Count In Stand-up Comedy

The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines

If you have ever wondered why I am convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that most stand-up books, workshops and courses are virtually WORTHLESS when it comes to learning how to “write” comedy for material for a stand-up comedy Continue reading The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines

Does It Take 5 – 10 Years To Get Good At Stand-up Comedy? Only If You Want To Take That Long…

This revealing article discusses the difference between the time it takes to become funny as a comedian versus progressing in a stand-up comedy career. Continue reading Does It Take 5 – 10 Years To Get Good At Stand-up Comedy? Only If You Want To Take That Long…