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

Many new comedians consider buying jokes as a means of having “quality” comedy material to take to the stage. Well, I would say BUYER BEWARE! This article explains why… Continue reading Should I Consider Buying Jokes For My Stand-up Comedy Routine?

How Many Jokes Are In A 2 To 3 Minute Stand-up Comedy Routine?

Asking about the number of jokes in a 2-3 minute stand-up comedy routine is not as good of a question as asking how many punchlines are in 2-3 minutes of comedy material. This article explains exactly what you need to know about punchline frequency. Continue reading How Many Jokes Are In A 2 To 3 Minute Stand-up Comedy Routine?

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

Still looking for the basic joke formulas you need to develop a stand-up comedy routine that will kill audiences? Well, you might as well be looking for a personal meeting with the Tooth Fairy. “Cookie cutter” joke formulas simply won’t work and this article explains why. 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?

Are you looking for the secrets for learning how to have great comedy timing as a comedian? You just might be surprised to learn that you already have most of the comedy timing you need to rock an audience with laughter. Find out exactly what I am referring to and why it matters. Continue reading How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

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

Is writer’s block a problem for comedians? Answer #1: Yes. Answer #2: It shouldn’t be. Find out why writer’s block should never be an issue for any comedian who is trying create stand-up comedy material for the stage. Here’s a hint: There is no such thing as “talker’s block”. Continue reading Do You Have Any Suggestions On How To Overcome Writer’s Block?

Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?

Many new comedians want to know if they can tell stories on stage. The short answer is YES. However, there is more to telling stories as a part of a stand-up comedy act. This article addresses some of the considerations involved with the art of telling stories on stage as a comedian. Continue reading Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?