The Anatomy Of A Stand-up Comedy Joke

Simply knowing the parts of a joke is not much help when it comes to creating and delivering a stand-up comedy routine that generates big laughs. This article explains in detail why the “standard” information provided as actionable is really not actionable at all. Continue reading The Anatomy Of A Stand-up Comedy Joke

A Look At The Benign Violation Theory

This article takes a close look at the Benign Violation Theory developed by Peter McGraw and reveals some of the apparent holes in the theory related to its efficacy claims. Continue reading A Look At The Benign Violation Theory

Trying To Find New Comedy Material For A Stand-up Routine?

This article exposes yet another “conventional” process that makes creating and developing a stand-up comedy routine far more difficult than it needs to be. Continue reading Trying To Find New Comedy Material For A Stand-up Routine?