The last thing that a comedian wants to do is bomb on stage. Ironically, it is usually the comedian themselves who is the cause of the poor performance on stage. This article contains a brief video of a comedian bombing on stage along with some observational commentary. Continue reading A Brief Video Example Of Bombing On Stage
Comedy material theft is an unfortunate aspect of stand-up comedy. The article explains why comedian steal comedy material from other comedians and contains a video that discusses how to prevent your comedy material from being stolen. Continue reading Stealing Stand-up Comedy Material: A Big No No
If you want to command the stand-up comedy stage, you MUST get frequent laughs when you deliver your 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?
You will find a TON of information online about developing a stand-up comedy act that is touted as “must know info” when in fact it has no value at all. This article covers three such terms commonly presented as “critical knowledge” that fall squarely into the “worthless” category. Continue reading The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases
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
Most new comedians choose to only work with words and sentences as they are produced from a process of “writing” in order to produce stand-up comedy material that works. There are many more factors involved in order to get the laughs you want on stage. Continue reading It’s Not Just One Thing That Makes Stand-up Comedy Material Work (And Work Well)