Why The Opening Stand-up Comedy Act Has The Hardest Job

When it comes to learning how to be a comedian… The opening act in the stand-up comedy environment is arguably the hardest spot in a line up of comedians — particularly from a laughter generation stand point. It’s often referred Continue reading Why The Opening Stand-up Comedy Act Has The Hardest Job

Does It Take 5 – 10 Years To Get Good At Stand-up Comedy? Only If You Want To Take That Long…

This revealing article discusses the difference between the time it takes to become funny as a comedian versus progressing in a stand-up comedy career. Continue reading Does It Take 5 – 10 Years To Get Good At Stand-up Comedy? Only If You Want To Take That Long…

Easily Sizing Up The Stand-up Comedy Competition In Your Area

It really doesn’t take much to stand out among what can seem like a sea of stand-up comedy losers performing at every open mic in town. Now here is the cool part (for the younger people, here is the sick Continue reading Easily Sizing Up The Stand-up Comedy Competition In Your Area

So, When Is The Next Stand-up Comedy Boom Going To Happen?

I have been approached by several journalists lately with broad questions about stand-up comedy. One of those questions was: Why hasn’t stand-up comedy been big since the late 1980’s? It’s a well-known fact that stand-up comedy was a massively booming Continue reading So, When Is The Next Stand-up Comedy Boom Going To Happen?