Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

One of the things I openly recommend new comedians do is try other “popular” stand-up comedy books first — before they even take a look at why I have to offer in the way of comedy education. Why? That is the focus of this article and the reasons may just surprise you. Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

We talk and express ourselves in three dimensions – sight, sound and words. So, how is one dimensional joke writing supposed to work for a comedian to get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? The short answer is that it doesn’t. Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode

Are you writing jokes every day that don’t get the laughs you want when you hit the stage? If so, there’s a very good possibility that you are stuck in what I can only refer to as “joke writing mode”. Hint: Writing designed for a reader won’t get you the laughs you want as a comedian. Continue reading How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode

Attempting To Create Stand-up Comedy Material Using The Most Difficult Approach Possible?

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?

Top 10 Reasons Why People With Real Comedy Talent Suck At Stand-up Comedy Open Mics

Most people who take a shot at stand-up comedy have more than enough comedy talent to get big laughs on stage. But go to ANY stand-up comedy open mic night and vast majority of new comedians are AWFUL. This article identifies the top 10 reasons why most new comedians suck on stage. Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why People With Real Comedy Talent Suck At Stand-up Comedy Open Mics

The #1 Most IGNORED Factor Needed To Create Great Stand-up Comedy Material

Looking to create stand-up comedy material that actually gets the big laughs on stage? If you overlook this most important aspect like most new comedians do, you are destined to struggle just like most the rest. Find out what I am talking about in this article. Continue reading The #1 Most IGNORED Factor Needed To Create Great Stand-up Comedy Material