It’s true that most stand-up comedians are men and female comedians are certainly a minority in this performing art. But it’s not because of discrimination or intentional exclusion of women as some would tend to express or imply. If you Continue reading Why Do Men Dominate Stand-up Comedy?
There are a number of factors that can have a noteworthy impact on a comedian’s ability to generate big laughs when delivering a stand-up comedy routine. These factors can be divided into three primary categories: performer, venue and audience related Continue reading Are There Any Factors That Can Affect Stand-up Comedy Performances?
This may sound a bit odd, but I couldn’t tell you how to write stand-up comedy “jokes” that would actually work on stage if my mom was being held hostage and here’s why: There is a HUGE difference between trying Continue reading How Do I Write Jokes For A Stand-up Comedy Routine?
The very first thing I would do to get started as a comedian is to find out if there are any comedy open mic nights in your local area. Comedy open mic nights are where most new comedians start and Continue reading How Do I Get Started As A Comedian?
Before I identify some of the major issues involved with a stand-up comedy act that is not getting laughs – which is called bombing on stage — let me say this: There’s much more involved when it comes to developing Continue reading Can You Tell Me Why My Stand-up Comedy Jokes Aren’t Working?