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
Ken asks… How difficult is stand-up comedy? I’ve been a singer in a band for the last five years, played hundreds of gigs, in front of some pretty big audiences. I rarely get properly nervous and any nerves I do Continue reading Is Stand-up Comedy Difficult?
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
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?
This article explains the pros and cons of rehearsing a stand-up comedy act in the mirror. Continue reading Should You Rehearse Your Stand-up Comedy Act In Front Of A Mirror?
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?