“How Can I Be More Funny?”

How a comedian can use visual imagery in his comedy material to trigger stronger laughs.

By Jerry Corley | The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

A young comedian came up to me at the Comedy Store the other night and said, “Did you see my set? I think I’m doing good, but how could I be . . . → Read More: “How Can I Be More Funny?”

Using Comedy Formula to Produce Laughter

Many comedians say that they don’t use formula, but what they don’t understand is that it’s the formula that stimulates the laugh.

This formula is called Compare and Contrast. It’s used a lot in comedy. One of the first times I identified this technique was when I was working with Cathy Ladman in Sacramento. . . . → Read More: Using Comedy Formula to Produce Laughter