Startling Revelation: Nope, Telepathic Laughter Doesn’t Count In Stand-up Comedy

Are you performing as a comedian and not getting the big audience laughs you want? Could it be the audience is actually laughing telepathically? This article explains exactly why telepathic laughter is most likely not the case during a stand-up comedy performance that is flopping. Continue reading Startling Revelation: Nope, Telepathic Laughter Doesn’t Count In Stand-up Comedy

Corporate Comedian Secrets Revealed: I Am Battle Comic By Jordan Brady

I Am Battle Comic Documentary

Intro I have to say I was a bit late to the game when I reviewed the documentary I Am Battle Comic by director and comedian Jordan Brady. The film had already been released for over a year and had accumulated a good measure of critical acclaim from a wide variety of sources by the time I finally checked it out for myself. For the purposes of transparency I want to point out that I was featured in Jordan’s first documentary of the stand-up comedy trilogy  — I Am Comic. Subsequently we have stayed in touch over the years, Continue reading Corporate Comedian Secrets Revealed: I Am Battle Comic By Jordan Brady

Comic Lives By Betsy Borns – A Must Read For Aspiring Comedians

For anyone who is looking for stand-up comedy resources, there is one book that I consider a must read — especially for new comedians — that doesn’t fall into that category. The name of the book is Comic Lives by Betsy Borns (#ad). While the book is a bit dated (originally published in 1987), you simply won’t find a better resource for discovering what the world of stand-up comedy is really all about.