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Are you curious about what other funny people like yourself are looking for when it comes to stand-up comedy tips to help them be more successful on stage? Well, then…

Below you will find the links to the Top 10 most popular articles right now that others have been reviewing on this blog over the past 24 hours (updated every hour) to find out what they need to know about becoming a comedian and developing a stand-up comedy routine that gets the big laughs

There is literally a mountain of valuable information available on this blog, beyond the Top 10 most popular articles listed below.

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Top 10 Most Popular Articles

  1. Is There Such A Thing As The Best Comedy Topics? If So, How Do I Find Them?
  2. Are you a new comedian trying to "find" the best comedy topics for a stand-up comedy routine? Before you waste your time on that sort of meaningless effort, you might want to pay close attention to the information provided in this article.

  3. The Anatomy Of A Stand-up Comedy Joke
  4. Simply knowing the parts of a joke is not much help when it comes to creating and delivering a stand-up comedy routine that generates big laughs. This article explains in detail why the "standard" information provided as actionable is really not actionable at all.

  5. Your First 5 Minutes Of Stand-up Comedy Material
  6. Your first 5 minutes of stand-up comedy material is the most important. It should be tight and generate maximum audience laughter. This article discusses what "tight" means and what you need to do to move forward quickly as a comedian when it comes to audience laughter.

  7. 3 Signs You Should Be A Comedian
  8. What are some signs that you should be a comedian? Do you have to be the "class clown"? Do you have to be an extrovert? You might be surprised to find that not only do those things NOT matter, but that there are some solid indicators revealed in this article that you should be a comedian.

  9. The Truth About Set-up Lines And Punchlines
  10. Most of the information that new comedians get anywhere about set-up lines and punchlines is largely WORTHLESS. Curious why I say that? This article reveals how to recognize information about set-up lines and punchlines that is merely descriptive and provides nothing else of value.

  11. Getting Your First Paid Stand-up Comedy Gig
  12. The minute you start getting paid to perform stand-up comedy, you move into the ranks of the professional entertainer. So, how do you get that first paid gig as a comedian? This article will give you a good idea about how that happens.

  13. Why The Opening Stand-up Comedy Act Has The Hardest Job
  14. It's a well known fact that the hardest job in a line up of comedians is the opening act. But you might be surprised to learn that it is not necessarily talent or experience that makes it tough. There are other factors involved, even when the comedian talent level in a show is the same.

  15. Stand-up Comedy Writing Exercises – Another Major Time Waster
  16. If you are looking for stand-up comedy writing exercises to help you develop a powerful comedy routine that actually gets laughs, you might want to put that search on hold for the moment. This article explains why stand-up comedy writing exercises are a huge waste of time.

  17. How Do I Get Discovered As A Stand-up Comedian?
  18. If you want to get discovered as a comedian, there are some very specific things that you can do to get the attention you want to move forward in the world of stand-up comedy. This article identifies six areas that you need to focus on to make getting discovered a reality.

  19. Why Counting Laughs Per Minute Is Not The Best Way To Determine Comedian Performance Levels
  20. Many new comedians are under the impression that simply counting the number of laughs generated during a performance is the best indicator of how powerful their stand-up comedy act is. This article tackles the BIG problem that is associated with this type of performance assessment.

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