False Perceptions About Stand-up Comedy New Comedians Should Know

My experience tells me that it is rarely an issue with talent that causes new comedians to struggle. The real issue that tends to lead to failure in stand-up comedy revolves around what a person believes to be true when the reality is not anywhere close. Continue reading False Perceptions About Stand-up Comedy New Comedians Should Know

Solid Stand-up Comedy Advice For New Comedians

Looking at taking a shot at stand-up comedy? This article provides solid, no-nonsense advice for new comedians who need to know aspects about this unique performing art that are not readily apparent or usually known to the casual outside observer. Continue reading Solid Stand-up Comedy Advice For New Comedians

Top 10 Reasons Why People With Real Comedy Talent Suck At Stand-up Comedy Open Mics

Most people who take a shot at stand-up comedy have more than enough comedy talent to get big laughs on stage. But go to ANY stand-up comedy open mic night and vast majority of new comedians are AWFUL. This article identifies the top 10 reasons why most new comedians suck on stage. Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why People With Real Comedy Talent Suck At Stand-up Comedy Open Mics

What You Need To Know About Riffing

Riffing is the term used by comedians to describe spontaneous interactions with the audience. But riffing is not actually what it appears to be. This article identifies the adverse circumstances associated with trying to riff on stage as a comedian instead of delivering a well prepared stand-up routine. Continue reading What You Need To Know About Riffing

A Brief Video Example Of Bombing On Stage

The last thing that a comedian wants to do is bomb on stage. Ironically, it is usually the comedian themselves who is the cause of the poor performance on stage. This article contains a brief video of a comedian bombing on stage along with some observational commentary. Continue reading A Brief Video Example Of Bombing On Stage

Comedy Club Bringer Shows – Good, Bad, And Ugly

Stage time is a must for the new comedian. One such avenue to get stage time is called a bringer show. So what is a bringer show? This article discusses the good and the not so good aspects of bringer shows that are available for new comedians to get stage time. Continue reading Comedy Club Bringer Shows – Good, Bad, And Ugly