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

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

How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

3-Steps To Finding A Good Comedy Instructor

“My Name Is Jerry Corley. I Teach Stand Up Comedy…and I’d Like To Report A Crime:”

I’ve been a professional comedian for over twenty years. I’ve spent many years working 38 to 40 weeks on the road. I’ve written for television shows, including spending 8 years as a . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

Jokes – July 30, 2009

Can’t our president have a better choice in beer? . . . → Read More: Jokes – July 30, 2009