Stealing Stand-up Comedy Material: A Big No No

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

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

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?

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 Betsy Borns (#ad). While the book is a bit dated (originally published in 1987), you simply won’t find a better resource for discovering what the world of stand-up comedy is really all about.