I was going through some of my old emails when I ran across an interesting question: “On your stand-up course home page, you recommend that people try stand-up comedy books and other resources before considering your course. Can you be Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…
This article asks the question: How does one dimensional joke writing help a comedian get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?
Probably one of the most unfortunate conditions that a comedian can experience is that they get hopelessly stuck in what I can only describe as “conventional” stand-up comedy “joke writing” mode. When I refer to “conventional” joke writing, I am Continue reading How To Get Stuck In Stand-up Comedy Joke Writing Mode
This article identifies the top 10 reasons why new comedians suck at stand-up comedy open mics. Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why People With Comedy Talent Suck At Stand-up Comedy Open Mics
Ken asks… How difficult is stand-up comedy? I’ve been a singer in a band for the last five years, played hundreds of gigs, in front of some pretty big audiences. I rarely get properly nervous and any nerves I do Continue reading Is Stand-up Comedy Difficult?