How Long Does It Take To Be Funny As A Comedian?

There’s no definitive, one-size-fits-all answer on how long it will take anyone to become their funniest as a comedian because of the number of variables involved when it comes to developing and delivering a high impact stand-up comedy act. Here Continue reading How Long Does It Take To Be Funny As A Comedian?

What Do I Need To Know About Comedy Open Mic Nights?

Comedy open mic nights are usually the primary stepping stone most comedians use to start the process of becoming a comedian. Unfortunately, comedy open mic nights also tend to be the performing opportunities most squandered by new and prospective comedians. Continue reading What Do I Need To Know About Comedy Open Mic Nights?

What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?

Many new comedians are under the false impression that if they can just learn and understand joke formulas that they will be better able to “write” a stand-up comedy act that gets laughs. The reality is that joke formulas as Continue reading What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?

If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?

Probably one of the most prevalent misconceptions about writing a stand-up comedy routine is that if it reads funny from a piece of paper or word processor then it will automatically be funny when delivered on stage. By its very Continue reading If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?

What Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?

If you subscribe to what most of the popular books on stand-up comedy have to offer about standing out from other comedians, they imply or blatantly express that you need to develop some sort of “hook” or gimmick. I don’t Continue reading What Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?