How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

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Which is easier – writing or talking? Yet most new comedians feel that they are somehow obligated to to “write” their stand-up comedy material in a fashion intended for a reader, NOT a live audience. This article identifies why that is more than problematic. Continue reading How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

What You Need To Know About Riffing

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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

Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?

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Knowing whether your stand-up comedy material will be funny or not BEFORE you take it to the stage doesn’t have to be quite the “guessing game” that it tends to be for most comedians. This article identifies 5 variables that have a direct impact on reducing the guesswork usually involved. Continue reading Can I Know If My Stand-up Comedy Material Is Funny Before I Take It To The Stage?