Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?

Knowing whether your stand-up comedy material will be funny or not BEFORE you take it to the stage doesn’t have to be quite the “guessing game” that it tends to be for most comedians. This article identifies 5 variables that have a direct impact on reducing the guesswork usually involved. Continue reading Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?

The Difference Between Comedy Speeches And Stand-up Comedy

There are some differences when it comes to delivering comedy and humor in speeches and presentations and delivering a stand-up comedy routine. This article explores those differences, noting that the comedy mechanics are actually not different at all. Continue reading The Difference Between Comedy Speeches And Stand-up Comedy

Why Can’t I Make Money With My Stand-up Comedy?

If you want to get paid to entertain audiences as a comedian, there are performance attributes that must be met for that to happen – particularly on an increasing scale. This article discusses what a comedian must bring to the table in order to get paid to perform. Continue reading Why Can’t I Make Money With My Stand-up Comedy?

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

Two Questions About Delivering Stand-up Comedy Material

There are a number of aspects that can be identified when it comes to laughter generation during a stand-up comedy routine. This article answers two questions involving delivery, set-up, punchline speed and the time it takes for these things to happen in a single performing minute. Continue reading Two Questions About Delivering Stand-up Comedy Material

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