Comedy Clinic Students Produce a Comedy Show in Pamona

Stand Up Comedy Clinic Students Christian Zaragoza and Ernie Ordonez turn a sports bar in Pamona into the Improv. . . . → Read More: Comedy Clinic Students Produce a Comedy Show in Pamona

STAND UP COMEDY CLINIC STUDENT WINS FUNNIEST COMIC IN L.A. CONTEST!

JC Morgan started learning comedy in Jerry Corley’s comedy class in Los Angeles less than two years ago, now he’s been awarded The Funniest Comic in L.A. award for 2011. . . . → Read More: STAND UP COMEDY CLINIC STUDENT WINS FUNNIEST COMIC IN L.A. CONTEST!

Should I Do New Material at a Showcase?

Jay Leno once told me, “Never do new material for a showcase for an agent.” . . . → Read More: Should I Do New Material at a Showcase?

No Ethics in Comedy

Students often ask me if they should protect their material or if they should the worry about other comics stealing their material. I usually regurgitate a quote told to me by Jay Leno. He said, “There are no ethics in comedy. You just have to write faster than everyone else and your reputation will precede . . . → Read More: No Ethics in Comedy

How To Write A Joke

by Jerry Corley, founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Several people have contacted me asking me a simple question: “How do I write a joke.” The question doesn’t stay simple for long. Soon it explodes into an argument of whether they want to do “jokes, ” or “stories.” “The simple fact is: A joke . . . → Read More: How To Write A Joke