Comedy Schools

“Yes, you can teach comedy. It is a skill as much as an art.” When I tell people I teach comedy. The first thing I usually hear is: “there’s such a thing as comedy schools?” “I didn’t know you could teach comedy!

That’s a point of contention with a lot of people; whether or not . . . → Read More: Comedy Schools

“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?”

How I Made 50 Bucks While Sitting On The Crapper

By Jerry Corley | Founder – The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Strange title for a blog you say? Well, wait for my follow-up, “How I flushed 50-Bucks On The Way To Vegas, Just To Warm Up!”

I write this blog entry as a follow-up for my previous entry, which was “Shut Up and Write!” . . . → Read More: How I Made 50 Bucks While Sitting On The Crapper

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

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!

How To Write A Joke

Comedy Material Generator - How to Write a Joke

by Jerry Corley, founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Most people who contact me through this site do so because they want to know how to write a joke.

If that is a question that you have (I’m assuming it might be because you’ve found this post called “how to write a joke,”) . . . → Read More: How To Write A Joke

Top Tips On Comedy Competitions

Top Tips for Performing in Comedy Competitions By Jerry Corley – Founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Comedy competitions are a great way to get your name out there, meet other comics and industry professionals and develop a thick, professional skin. By that I mean that you’ll develop a bullet-proof, confidence when it comes . . . → Read More: Top Tips On Comedy Competitions