Still Trying To Figure Out How To “Write” Punchlines Out Of Thin Air? Now That’s Funny…

Punchlines are a comedian’s lifeblood. So, how do you write them? This article bluntly describes the major obstacles that can be encountered when trying to learn how to “write” punchlines for stand-up comedy material in the usual and ineffective literary fashion. Continue reading Still Trying To Figure Out How To “Write” Punchlines Out Of Thin Air? Now That’s Funny…

Comic Lives By Betsy Borns – A Must Read For Aspiring Comedians

For anyone who is looking for stand-up comedy resources, there is one book that I consider a must read — especially for new comedians — that doesn’t fall into that category. The name of the book is Comic Lives by Betsy Borns (#ad). While the book is a bit dated (originally published in 1987), you simply won’t find a better resource for discovering what the world of stand-up comedy is really all about.