Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

We talk and express ourselves in three dimensions – sight, sound and words. So, how is one dimensional joke writing supposed to work for a comedian to get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? The short answer is that it doesn’t. Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

Bad Assumptions Can Kill Your Chances Of Success As A Comedian

What assumptions are you making right now about stand-up comedy that are completely FALSE? In this article I describe two inaccurate assumptions that I personally made when I started out that were key to my awful performances as a new comedian. Continue reading Bad Assumptions Can Kill Your Chances Of Success As A Comedian

How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode

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Are you “writing” jokes every day that don’t get the laughs you want when you hit the stage? If so, there’s a very good possibility that you are stuck in what I can only refer to as “joke writing mode”. Hint: Writing designed for a reader won’t get you the laughs you want as a comedian. Continue reading How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode