A Revealing Discussion About Hack Stand-up Comedy

What is hack stand-up comedy really, since most of the most popular comedians seems to talks 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 Continue reading Confidence: A Critical Element In Laughter Generation As A Comedian

Will Learning Stand-up Comedy Help Me Be Funnier At Social Functions?

On a fairly regular basis I get emails like this: Steve, I found your course for comedians and I have a question for you. I don’t have any desire to pursue the path of becoming a professional stage comedian, but Continue reading Will Learning Stand-up Comedy Help Me Be Funnier At Social Functions?

So, When Is The Next Stand-up Comedy Boom Going To Happen?

I have been approached by several journalists lately with broad questions about stand-up comedy. One of those questions was: Why hasn’t stand-up comedy been big since the late 1980’s? It’s a well-known fact that stand-up comedy was a massively booming Continue reading So, When Is The Next Stand-up Comedy Boom Going To Happen?