The Similarities Between Conventional Stand-up Comedy Education Resources And Dissecting A Frog

If you have reviewed any number of articles on this blog then you know that… I am NOT a fan of what I can only describe as “conventional” approaches to developing and delivering a stand-up comedy routine that will actually Continue reading The Similarities Between Conventional Stand-up Comedy Education Resources And Dissecting A Frog

The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian

When it comes to stand-up comedy and writing a stand-up comedy routine, there is an almost universal assumption that the “written” word (writing) and the spoken word (talking) are essentially the same means of communication. It is this false assumption Continue reading The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian

Are You Stuck In Research Mode Looking For Info On How To Become A Comedian?

I can fully understand why someone who is considering becoming a comedian could get easily stuck in what I can only describe as “research mode”. By this, I am talking about doing continuous research about becoming a comedian but never Continue reading Are You Stuck In Research Mode Looking For Info On How To Become A Comedian?

Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

I 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 Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

Bad Assumptions Can Kill Your Chances Of Success As A Comedian

When I started my stand-up comedy career, like most people who want to take a shot at stand-up comedy I had preconceived ideas and made assumptions about what stand-up was all about and how it was done. Those preconceived ideas Continue reading Bad Assumptions Can Kill Your Chances Of Success As A Comedian