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

Am I Funny Enough For Stand-up Comedy Or Am I Just Wasting My Time?

Sometimes I get difficult, if not impossible questions like: Am I funny enough for stand-up comedy or am I just wasting my time? Without knowing an individual personally or without reviewing a video of an individual performing stand-up comedy, there’s Continue reading Am I Funny Enough For Stand-up Comedy Or Am I Just Wasting My Time?