5 Critical Skill Set Attributes All Comedians Must Have

What critical skill set attributes should a comedian possess in order to slay an audience? By slaying an audience, I am specifically referring to generating 4-6 quality laughs per minute for an average of 18+ seconds of audience laughter each Continue reading 5 Critical Skill Set Attributes All Comedians Must Have

Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines

Just about anyone past the 6th grade can tell you that a punchline is the funny part of a joke. And you don’t have to be a comedian to know that a punchline contains an unexpected element of surprise. But Continue reading Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines

My First Stand-up Comedy Performance Flopped – Now What?

If your first performance as a stand-up comedian didn’t go as well as you would have liked for it to… You are certainly not alone, myself included. Becoming a comedian can be a frustrating affair, especially if you are largely Continue reading My First Stand-up Comedy Performance Flopped – Now What?

The Difference Between Stand-up Comedy Mechanics And Being “Mechanical” On Stage

I am a firm believer that one of the real keys to becoming a high impact comedian or speaker starts with really understanding what it is you do in the first place when you make someone laugh in very ordinary, Continue reading The Difference Between Stand-up Comedy Mechanics And Being “Mechanical” On Stage