A Revealing Discussion About Hack Stand-up Comedy

What is hack stand-up comedy really, since most of the most popular comedians seem to talk about the same sorts of things? This article addresses the largely artificial concept of hack stand-up comedy material and questions what it means to be a hack comedian. Continue reading A Revealing Discussion About Hack Stand-up Comedy

Performance Improvement Basics For Comedians

It’s been said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you really want to make progress as a comedian, you must be able to intelligently evaluate your stand-up performances for improvement. This article discusses what to look for and how. Continue reading Performance Improvement Basics For Comedians

Confidence: A Critical Element In Laughter Generation As A Comedian

One of the things that every comedian must have if they want to generate big audience laughter is confidence. Here’s why I say that: Audiences know – either on a conscious or subconscious level when a comedian is confident and when they are not and will respond (or not respond) accordingly. Confidence as a comedian is learned based on two primary aspects – advanced preparation and experience, both of which are related to each other.