Can I Use Street Jokes In My Stand-up Comedy Act?

First, for those who may not know what street jokes are… The term street joke is used by comedians to describe jokes told on the “street”. These are the common jokes that are told every day between non-professionals at home, Continue reading Can I Use Street Jokes In My Stand-up Comedy Act?

What Do I Need To Know About Hecklers As A Comedian?

It’s been said that hecklers are an “occupational hazard” for comedians. To a certain extent that may be true, but what is almost never mentioned when it comes to hecklers is that the vast majority of the time it is Continue reading What Do I Need To Know About Hecklers As A Comedian?

Should I Consider Buying Jokes For My Stand-up Comedy Routine?

Unless 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 Continue reading Should I Consider Buying Jokes For My Stand-up Comedy Routine?

Should I Take A Stand-up Comedy Workshop Or Class?

The 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 Continue reading Should I Take A Stand-up Comedy Workshop Or Class?

What Are The Best Comedy Topics For A Stand-up Comedy Act?

The 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 Continue reading What Are The Best Comedy Topics For A Stand-up Comedy Act?