blue-questionUnless you are already performing and you are able to work with a credible and experienced comedy writer, the answer to the question about buying jokes for your stand-up comedy routine is — I don’t recommend it.

Here’s why I say that:

First of all, most of your laughter power on stage DOES NOT come from words alone. It comes from a combination of words, body language and voice inflection/tone variations relative to the comedian and how they communicate verbally.
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blue-questionThe decision to take a stand-up comedy workshop or class is strictly a matter of personal choice (and availability).

And just like most everything else in life, there are positive aspects and not-so-positive aspects when it comes to these sorts of “formalized” stand-up comedy education offerings.

First, let’s start with some of the positive aspects of taking a stand-up comedy workshop or class: Read the rest of this entry

blue-questionThe short answer to that question is that there is no such thing as a best comedy topic for stand-up comedy material and here’s why I say that:

The sense of humor that anyone has is formed as a result of a number of factors. The experiences, observations, opinions, views, etc. that activate a person’s sense of humor are different for everyone on an individual basis.
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