This might come a s surprise but most new comedians choose to try to produce funny stand-up comedy material for the stage using the hardest possible approach. Find out why I can say that and discover a resource for a much easier way to creating big laugh stand-up comedy material from scratch. Continue reading Attempting To Create Stand-up Comedy Material Using The Most Difficult Approach Possible?
Many new comedians are under the impression that writing and talking are completely interchangeable forms of communication. Does that describe you? If so, you might want to take a look at this article that tackles a comment made on this blog on the topic. Continue reading Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material
Here is the question this article is focused on – How long should a stand-up comedy joke be? As you will soon see, there is more involved with tackling this question as it relates to the audience laughter levels a comedian MUST be able to generate in order to make any real progress in stand-up comedy. Continue reading A Question About Writing Stand-up Comedy Jokes
I am generally not a fan of stand-up comedy classes and workshops because of the approach used for developing comedy material. But in this article I discuss the benefits of taking a stand-up comedy workshop or class and what to look for before you do. Continue reading The Benefits Of Taking A Stand-up Comedy Class Or Workshop
Knowing whether your stand-up comedy material will be funny or not BEFORE you take it to the stage doesn’t have to be quite the “guessing game” that it tends to be for most comedians. This article identifies 5 variables that have a direct impact on reducing the guesswork usually involved. Continue reading Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?
Most of the information that new comedians get anywhere about set-up lines and punchlines is largely WORTHLESS. Curious why I say that? This article reveals how to recognize information about set-up lines and punchlines that is merely descriptive and provides nothing else of value. Continue reading The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines