Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

In order to deliver 4-6 punchlines in any minute of a stand-up comedy act and provide the audience time to laugh – the act must be “tight”. This article discusses the problems with long set-up lines for comedians who are trying deliver a tight stand-up comedy routine. Continue reading Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

Want A Professional To “Write” Your Comedy Material For You? Buyer Beware…

If you are thinking about hiring a writer for your stand-up comedy material – you will want to exercise caution! This article explains why a comedian should be extremely cautious when buying jokes from a joke writer. Continue reading Want A Professional To “Write” Your Comedy Material For You? Buyer Beware…

Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

We talk and express ourselves in three dimensions – sight, sound and words. So, how is one dimensional joke writing supposed to work for a comedian to get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? The short answer is that it doesn’t. Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?