Comic Lives By Betsy Borns – A Must Read For Aspiring Comedians

For anyone who is looking for stand-up comedy resources, there is one book that I consider a must read — especially for new comedians — that doesn’t fall into that category. The name of the book is Comic Lives by Continue reading Comic Lives By Betsy Borns – A Must Read For Aspiring Comedians

Stealing Stand-up Comedy Material: A Big No No

It’s a really sad state of affairs when… A comedian takes it upon themselves to steal comedy material from other comedians. Unfortunately, it’s a reality in stand-up comedy. Any comedian who has the ability to effectively deliver stand-up comedy material Continue reading Stealing Stand-up Comedy Material: A Big No No

Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?

This article identifies 5 variables that must be considered in order for a comedian to know if their stand-up comedy material is funny before they deliver it. Continue reading Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?

How Many Jokes Are In A Minute Of Stand-up Comedy Material?

This article reveals the number of jokes and punchlines needed in a stand-up comedy act to generate headline level laughs. Continue reading How Many Jokes Are In A Minute Of Stand-up Comedy Material?

The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases

If you do a search online for “how to write a joke”, you will find an abundance of information that has little if any actionable value. To be brutally honest — much of this information is absolutely worthless for trying Continue reading The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases