Stand-up Comedy Forums: Nope, I’m Not A Fan. Here Are Some Of The Reasons Why…

Many new comedians look to stand-up comedy forums as a resource for getting the information they need to succeed on stage. But are these sorts of platforms helpful or harmful to the new comedian looking for answers? This article explains why I lean towards the latter. Continue reading Stand-up Comedy Forums: Nope, I’m Not A Fan. Here Are Some Of The Reasons Why…

Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

One of the things I openly recommend new comedians do is try other “popular” stand-up comedy books first — before they even take a look at why I have to offer in the way of comedy education. Why? That is the focus of this article and the reasons may just surprise you. Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

We talk and express ourselves in three dimensions – sight, sound and words. So, how is one dimensional joke writing supposed to work for a comedian to get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? The short answer is that it doesn’t. Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode

Are you writing jokes every day that don’t get the laughs you want when you hit the stage? If so, there’s a very good possibility that you are stuck in what I can only refer to as “joke writing mode”. Hint: Writing designed for a reader won’t get you the laughs you want as a comedian. Continue reading How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode

Looking For Stand-up Comedy Material Examples?

I’m willing to bet that most people think that if only they had written examples of powerful and effective stand-up comedy routines, they would be able to uncover the real secrets they need to create a power stand-up routine. Find out why this logic is seriously flawed. Continue reading Looking For Stand-up Comedy Material Examples?

Solid Stand-up Comedy Advice For New Comedians

Looking at taking a shot at stand-up comedy? This article provides solid, no-nonsense advice for new comedians who need to know aspects about this unique performing art that are not readily apparent or usually known to the casual outside observer. Continue reading Solid Stand-up Comedy Advice For New Comedians