How To Write Stand-up Comedy Material (Overview)

Looking for the “secrets” to writing great stand-up comedy material that will generate big laughs on stage? This article provides an overview about how to write stand-up comedy material that is not found in popular books on stand-up comedy. Continue reading How To Write Stand-up Comedy Material (Overview)

10 Questions You MUST Be Able To Answer In Order To Produce Stand-up Comedy Material That Works

I know that there are many who want to “write” a stand-up comedy act that works who think that the way it is done is like writing a book report or a short story. They also tend to believe that there Continue reading 10 Questions You MUST Be Able To Answer In Order To Produce Stand-up Comedy Material That Works

The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases

If you do a search online for “how to write a joke”, you will find an abundance of information that has little if any actionable value. To be brutally honest — much of this information is absolutely worthless for trying Continue reading The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases

The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian

When it comes to stand-up comedy and writing a stand-up comedy routine, there is an almost universal assumption that the “written” word (writing) and the spoken word (talking) are essentially the same means of communication. It is this false assumption Continue reading The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian

Wanna Be A Comedian? Here’s Some Important Information You Must Know

There are a number of people who find this blog using the search term “how to be a comedian”. Here’s what I would tell anyone who wants to know how be a comedian and take a serious shot at stand-up Continue reading Wanna Be A Comedian? Here’s Some Important Information You Must Know