Many new comedians are under the impression that writing and talking are completely interchangeable forms of communication. Does that describe you? If so, you might want to take a look at this article that tackles a comment made on this blog on the topic. Continue reading Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material
What to know some real specifics when it comes to what headline level stand-up comedy is on a minute-by-minute basis? This article details the time factors, word count and punchlines per minute involved when a headliner level stand-up comedy act is delivered. Continue reading Reverse Engineering Headliner Level Stand-up Comedy Material
How much writing did you do that last time you made someone laugh off stage? Did you pass them a note and they fell down laughing? When it comes to looking for how to write a joke, you might be surprised that conventional “writing” tactics are not the answer. Continue reading Looking For Information On How To Write A Joke? Then You Don’t Want To Miss This…
The term “street joke” (aka joke joke) is a term used by comedians for common jokes told on the street. This article discusses how street jokes can be valuable to a pro comedian depending upon the circumstances under which they can be used advantageously. Continue reading Street Jokes: A Powerful Tool For Comedians
The short answer to the question is that most people are funny enough to do well at stand-up comedy. So where’s the disconnect? This article that identifies some of the primary issues that people have when it comes to being funny enough to be a comedian. Continue reading Are You Funny Enough To Be A Comedian?
Delivering powerful punchlines that get big laughs is a major key to success for a comedian. But what do you really know about punchlines or how to produce them? This article addresses some of the supposedly “solid” information about punchlines that is actually useless. Continue reading Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines