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

Using Your Natural Comedy Talent As A Comedian

You have two choices when it comes to moving forward fast as a comedian: You can try to fabricate funny by trying to write jokes from thin air from blank paper or you can use and apply the natural comedy talent that you already have. Continue reading Using Your Natural Comedy Talent As A Comedian

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

“My Friends Think I’m Funny.” And That Means…

If your friends think you are a funny person, does that mean that you have what it takes to become a comedian? The short answer is probably yes and potentially no. This article discusses the details you need to know to answer this common question for yourself. Continue reading “My Friends Think I’m Funny.” And That Means…

Are You Dealing With Writer’s Block? You Shouldn’t Be…

Plagued with writer’s block? Q: Did you have any writer’s block the last time you were causing people to laugh during a casual conversation? This article explains why creating stand-up comedy material shouldn’t result in “writer’s block” unless… Continue reading Are You Dealing With Writer’s Block? You Shouldn’t Be…

A Great Question From A Professional Musician About Becoming A Comedian

One of the questions that people who are looking to take a shot at stand-up comedy want to know is this: How difficult is it really? This article answers that question as it relates to a comment submitted by a professional musician looking into becoming a comedian. Continue reading A Great Question From A Professional Musician About Becoming A Comedian