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

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

Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material

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

It’s Not Just One Thing That Makes Stand-up Comedy Material Work (And Work Well)

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)

How To Write Stand-up Comedy Material (Overview)

Looking for the “secrets” to writing great stand-up comedy material that will generate big laughs on stage? This article provides an overview about how to write stand-up comedy material that is not found in popular books on stand-up comedy. Continue reading How To Write Stand-up Comedy Material (Overview)

Your First 5 Minutes Of Stand-up Comedy Material

Your first 5 minutes of stand-up comedy material is the most important. It should be tight and generate maximum audience laughter. This article discusses what “tight” means and what you need to do to move forward quickly as a comedian when it comes to audience laughter. Continue reading Your First 5 Minutes Of Stand-up Comedy Material

A Brief Video Example Of Bombing On Stage

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