Street Jokes: A Powerful Tool For Comedians

Virtually everyone has told a street joke (which is the stand-up comedy term for jokes told on the street). However most comedians discount the value of having a cache of carefully selected, edited and well-rehearsed street jokes at their disposal. Continue reading Street Jokes: A Powerful Tool For Comedians

Is There Any Way To Bypass Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Nights?

Another question that seems to come up from time to time is this: Is there any way to bypass stand-up comedy open mic nights? The answer is yes, but there’s a bit more involved than meets the eye. Let me Continue reading Is There Any Way To Bypass Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Nights?

How Do I Get Discovered As A Stand-up Comedian?

One of the questions that has crossed the minds of those who want to know how to be a comic is this: How do I get discovered as a stand-up comedian? And my immediate reply would be… What are you Continue reading How Do I Get Discovered As A Stand-up Comedian?

A Question About Performance Levels

Let’s assume that there are two comedians performing five minute sets at a comedy club. The first comedian averages 18 seconds of laughter each performing minute. The second comedian averages 5 seconds of laughter each performing minute. Which comedian is Continue reading A Question About Performance Levels

What Are My Chances Of Becoming A Comedian?

Before someone invests time and effort learning how to become a comedian… One of the questions that many prospective comedians have is this: What are my chances of becoming a comedian? That question is very broad and doesn’t have a Continue reading What Are My Chances Of Becoming A Comedian?