Comedy Class Student Lands Comedy Central Gig

One of the goals of a young comedian is to land a gig on Comedy Central, but what happens when you’re far past your twenties?

Do the goals change? In a word, No.

Comedy Clinic student Esther Hersh is a perfect example. When she arrived in comedy class a few weeks ago, instead of . . . → Read More: Comedy Class Student Lands Comedy Central Gig

Biggest Mistakes Comedians Make When Writing Comedy

By Jerry Corley | Founder – The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Comedy writing is rewarding. There is no better feeling than writing a joke and getting an appreciative laugh. Okay, maybe there is a better feeling but that belongs in a different blog…besides, if I told my wife that the things she does don’t compare . . . → Read More: Biggest Mistakes Comedians Make When Writing Comedy

Writing Jokes 1-2-3

Writing Jokes 1-2-3 by Jerry Corley founder of The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

One of the most common concerns I hear from humor writers and comedians is that they have days and sometimes weeks where they “can’t think of anything funny.” I thought to myself that I’m never without something to write or make jokes . . . → Read More: Writing Jokes 1-2-3

Sarah Silverman Does a Guest Set at our Student Showcase

The beginning students from The Stand Up Comedy Clinic did their graduation showcase at the world famous Comedy Store last night and what a night it was! First off, all the students did a great job! I’m not just saying that either; Just terrific! Congratulations to you guys for doing such an amazing job. Some . . . → Read More: Sarah Silverman Does a Guest Set at our Student Showcase

Comedy Clinic Student Books a Week in Ohio

Jason London at the Comedy Store

It’s always a pleasure to share in the success my students. That’s what I’m going to blog about today. One of my students, Jason London, went out to Toledo, Ohio to visit his girlfriend’s family. If that wasn’t courageous enough, he called the Funny Bone in Toledo to ask . . . → Read More: Comedy Clinic Student Books a Week in Ohio