Should You Rehearse Your Stand-up Comedy Act In Front Of A Mirror?

Rehearsing your stand-up comedy routine in the mirror actually comes with some issues. This article explains the pros and cons of rehearsing in the mirror and when this might be advantageous for better results. But in most instances, the short answer is no. Continue reading Should You Rehearse Your Stand-up Comedy Act In Front Of A Mirror?

My Stand-up Comedy Material Works Well Sometimes, Not So Well Other Times – What Gives?

Does your stand-up comedy material lack consistency when it comes to getting the laughs you want? This article directly answers the question about why stand-up comedy material will work well one time and not another given similar audience dynamics. Continue reading My Stand-up Comedy Material Works Well Sometimes, Not So Well Other Times – What Gives?

Yes, You Can Tell Stories As A Comedian

One of the more recognizable so-called comedy “experts” has made it a point to say that if you are telling stories as a comedian, you aren’t doing stand-up comedy. That is 100% false. Obviously, this particular comedy “expert” has never Continue reading Yes, You Can Tell Stories As A Comedian

Comedy Club Bringer Shows – Good, Bad, And Ugly

One of the first things that new comedians run into when they are trying to get comedy club open mic stage time is what is known as a bringer show. A comedy club bringer show is a show that in Continue reading Comedy Club Bringer Shows – Good, Bad, And Ugly

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?