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?

How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

Comedy timing for comedians is more than just stopping talking when the audience starts laughing and starting talking when the audience stops laughing. But I will also say this – most new comedians don’t realize that they already have most Continue reading How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

Do You Have Any Suggestions On How To Overcome Writer’s Block?

Actually, if you know how to develop stand-up comedy material based on your sense of humor and natural expressive comedy traits, you shouldn’t be experiencing writer’s block at all. Let me put this another way… The only comedians who experience Continue reading Do You Have Any Suggestions On How To Overcome Writer’s Block?

Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?

You certainly can tell stories on stage as a comedian. As a matter of fact, there is a major advantage of being able to tell stories in your stand-up comedy act and that is: The longer that you can stay Continue reading Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?

How Do I Write Jokes For A Stand-up Comedy Routine?

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?