One of the very first things that I notice about new and prospective comedians is that… They are driven to try to “write jokes” (in the literal sense) in order to try to command the big laughs on stage. I Continue reading How To Write Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way
One thing I know about stand-up comedy beyond a shadow of a doubt is this: Individuals who actually have comedy talent tend to struggle needlessly because of their own false perceptions when it comes to developing and delivering stand-up comedy Continue reading Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material
Introduction If you have already reviewed this article: Didn’t Get What You Wanted When You Took That Stand-up Comedy Class Or Workshop? Here’s Why… Then you know that I am usually NOT a fan of stand-up comedy classes or workshops Continue reading The Benefits Of Taking A Stand-up Comedy Class Or Workshop And What To Look At Before You Do
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This article identifies 5 variables that must be considered in order for a comedian to know if their stand-up comedy material is funny before they deliver it. Continue reading Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?