Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

One of the things I openly recommend new comedians do is try other “popular” stand-up comedy books first — before they even take a look at why I have to offer in the way of comedy education. Why? That is the focus of this article and the reasons may just surprise you. Continue reading Why I Recommend New Comedians Do This First…

Confidence: A Critical Attribute Every Comedian Must Have

If you don’t have MAXIMUM confidence as a comedian, you simply will not get far in stand-up comedy. This article covers some of the major conditions that can erode a new comedian’s confidence and prevent them from getting the big laughs when they hit the stage. Continue reading Confidence: A Critical Attribute Every Comedian Must Have

What You Need To Know About Riffing

Riffing is the term used by comedians to describe spontaneous interactions with the audience. But riffing is not actually what it appears to be. This article identifies the adverse circumstances associated with trying to riff on stage as a comedian instead of delivering a well prepared stand-up routine. Continue reading What You Need To Know About Riffing