Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

In order to deliver 4-6 punchlines in any minute of a stand-up comedy act and provide the audience time to laugh – the act must be “tight”. This article discusses the problems with long set-up lines for comedians who are trying deliver a tight stand-up comedy routine. Continue reading Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

Still Trying To Figure Out How To “Write” Punchlines Out Of Thin Air? Now That’s Funny…

Punchlines are a comedian’s lifeblood. So, how do you write them? This article bluntly describes the major obstacles that can be encountered when trying to learn how to “write” punchlines for stand-up comedy material in the usual and ineffective literary fashion. Continue reading Still Trying To Figure Out How To “Write” Punchlines Out Of Thin Air? Now That’s Funny…

Completely Unusable Information About How To Write Funny Punchlines

It would be most prudent to be suspicious of some of the information being made available online to new comedians — like information about how to “write” punchlines. This article explains why simply telling people to make sure punchlines are funny should be considered suspect information. Continue reading Completely Unusable Information About How To Write Funny Punchlines

The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines

Most of the information that new comedians get anywhere about set-up lines and punchlines is largely WORTHLESS. Curious why I say that? This article reveals how to recognize information about set-up lines and punchlines that is merely descriptive and provides nothing else of value. Continue reading The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines

How Many Jokes Are In A Minute Of Stand-up Comedy Material?

If you want to command the stand-up comedy stage, you MUST get frequent laughs when you deliver your stand-up comedy material. This article reveals the number of jokes and punchlines needed in a stand-up comedy act to generate headline level laughs. Continue reading How Many Jokes Are In A Minute Of Stand-up Comedy Material?

Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines

Delivering powerful punchlines that get big laughs is a major key to success for a comedian. But what do you really know about punchlines or how to produce them? This article addresses some of the supposedly “solid” information about punchlines that is actually useless. Continue reading Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines