Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

In order to deliver 4-6 punchlines in any minute of a stand-up comedy act and provide the audience time to laugh – the act must be “tight”. This article discusses the problems with long set-up lines for comedians who are trying deliver a tight stand-up comedy routine. Continue reading Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

Getting Big Laughs As A Comedian Involves More Than Writing Comedy Material

Want to know how to get big audience when performing on stage as a comedian? This article has a series of questions you might want to review if you truly want to know why most new comedians are not prepared to generate big audience laughs when they hit the stage. Continue reading Getting Big Laughs As A Comedian Involves More Than Writing Comedy Material

Performance Improvement Basics For Comedians

It’s been said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you really want to make progress as a comedian, you must be able to intelligently evaluate your stand-up performances for improvement. This article discusses what to look for and how. Continue reading Performance Improvement Basics For Comedians

Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material

Many new comedians are under the impression that writing and talking are completely interchangeable forms of communication. Does that describe you? If so, you might want to take a look at this article that tackles a comment made on this blog on the topic. Continue reading Comparing Apples And Oranges When It Comes To Stand-up Comedy Material

Completely Unusable Information About How To Write Funny Punchlines

I was surfing online, looking for information on how to write a punchline when I came across an article from eHow.com called “How To Write A Punchline” — supposedly for those who want to know how to be a stand-up Continue reading Completely Unusable Information About How To Write Funny Punchlines

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?