Hecklers: A Comedian’s Best Defense (Video Interview Segment Included)

The best defense that I know of for dealing with hecklers as a stand-up comedian is to have the audience laughing throughout their entire show — no matter how long or short that show may be. That’s right — the most effective way to reduce heckling is to be as funny as possible with the tightest act possible because… When an audience is laughing loudly and frequently, they are not heckling.