How Should Comedians Deal With Critics?

Update: If you would like to put this article into a humorous perspective, please check out the movie Idiocracy starring Luke Wilson first — then read this article. The second an individual takes that big step into the public spotlight as a comedian, no matter who they are… Critics will swarm in from every possible source, whether it be in stand-up comedy, or any other adventure that puts an individual or their talent into public view — just like a Continue reading How Should Comedians Deal With Critics?

Success As A Comedian Is All About Becoming A Great Stand-up Comedy “Writer”, Right?

This article slams the notion that developing a high impact stand-up comedy routine is all about the “writing”. Continue reading Success As A Comedian Is All About Becoming A Great Stand-up Comedy “Writer”, Right?

Should You Use A Stage Name As A Comedian?

Another question I get on a fairly regular basis is this: “Should I use a stage name as a comedian?” And my answer is that it is a 100% personal choice. If you want to use a stage name, go for it. If you want to use your real name, go for it. But here’s what you really need to know: A stage name won’t make a person funnier. It’s talent that makes a name, not the other way around. Continue reading Should You Use A Stage Name As A Comedian?