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…

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

Is Stand-up Comedy Competitive? Read This Article Then Decide…

If you think stand-up comedy is highly competitive, don’t be misled. This article describes the reasons why stand-up comedy is not as competitive as it appears and why there are always great opportunities for new comedians who can actually get the big laughs when they hit the stage. Continue reading Is Stand-up Comedy Competitive? Read This Article Then Decide…

Are New Comedians Predisposed To Struggle Needlessly?

If you go to any comedy open mic anywhere, you don’t see success – you see most people flop. And it’s not because of a lack of talent. This article discusses why new comedians tend to be predisposed for failure when they start the process of becoming a comedian. Continue reading Are New Comedians Predisposed To Struggle Needlessly?

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

If you want to do well as a comedian, you need to know how to produce comedy material that works. This article provides 10 questions about developing comedy material that you should be able to answer if you actually know what you are doing. Continue reading 10 Questions You MUST Be Able To Answer In Order To Produce Stand-up Comedy Material That Works

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

Let me answer the question now – the chances are very good that you are more than funny enough to do well as a comedian. The better question you should be asking is whether or not you are actually going to use the comedy talent you have now on stage. Hint: Most don’t and fail. Continue reading Am I Funny Enough For Stand-up Comedy Or Am I Just Wasting My Time?