Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

One of the things I openly recommend new comedians do is try other “popular” stand-up comedy books first — before they even take a look at why I have to offer in the way of comedy education. Why? That is the focus of this article and the reasons may just surprise you. Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

A Question About Learning Stand-up Comedy

Is it really possible to learn stand-up comedy? That is actually not a very good question because it lends itself to multiple interpretations depending upon who you are asking. This article provides context to this common question and provides additional important information for the prospective new comedian. Continue reading A Question About Learning Stand-up Comedy

A Look At The Benign Violation Theory

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This article takes a close look at the Benign Violation Theory developed by Peter McGraw and reveals some of the apparent holes in the theory related to its efficacy claims. Continue reading A Look At The Benign Violation Theory