Why The Opening Stand-up Comedy Act Has The Hardest Job

It’s a well known fact that the hardest job in a line up of comedians is the opening act. But you might be surprised to learn that it is not necessarily talent or experience that makes it tough. There are other factors involved, even when the comedian talent level in a show is the same. Continue reading Why The Opening Stand-up Comedy Act Has The Hardest Job

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…

Where Trying To “Write” Comedy Material Flops Yet Again

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If most people who decide to make the leap into stand-up comedy have plenty of comedy talent, then why do most new comedians fail? The reality is that most people who consider becoming a comedian simply don’t have the right perspective or approach to tap into the “funny” they already have. Continue reading Where Trying To “Write” Comedy Material Flops Yet Again