Performing the Same Jokes Doesn’t Make it Boring

When you're starting out, I cannot emphasize the importance of building that core act. You should do it constantly, revise, refine and polish. Add act-outs, tags and toppers. Until it crushes. Worrying about your friends hearing the same jokes is counter-productive to you really developing and polishing your act. Not to mention that it can have a cascading negative impact on your development.
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Two New Comedy Clubs Open In New York City

Comedy's Dead! Yeah, I heard that from some young comedian the other day. Well don't tell that to Al Martin, owner of the New York Comedy Club and The Broadway Comedy