How important is having a strong comedic point of view? It’s the difference between winning and losing, working or being unemployed. That’s pretty important. Who are you? Why do we care? . . . → Read More: What’s Your Point of View and What does a Booker Mean When they Ask for One?
Have you ever wondered what the secret to success in comedy is?
Ever feel like it’s just this massively intimidating idea, like this enormous blob of ectoplasmic goop that has no shape or form?
Building a career in comedy can be so daunting.
School is so much easier! In school they tell . . . → Read More: Bill Burr Reveals His Approach To Success
Let’s get right to it!
I’ve been posting and blogging about comedy writing tools for several years now, giving you the best tools that I use to write comedy. I’m loving every minute of it!
In this post I’m sharing with you my 5 favorite writing tools online. It’s a combination of tools . . . → Read More: 5 Of My Best Comedy Writing Tutorials Online
Comedy is a Veiled Attack
You’re attacking someone or something. Even yourself. The basic rule about attacking is: Always attack up. What this means is that in our society an audience roots for the underdog. If you are a white male and you are making jokes about a minority, it is technically attacking . . . → Read More: 3 Vital Things To Remember When Performing Stand-up Comedy
Recently I got an e-mail from a guy who said, “Jerry, I’ve been reading your stuff and Bill Burr doesn’t use any of the structures you talk about:”
Bill Burr has quickly become one of my favorite comedians. He’s intelligent. He’s crafty, and the dude is wickedly funny!
He’s narrowed down his demographic . . . → Read More: How to Write Comedy Like Bill Burr