How to Crush a Heckler Without Ruining the Show

One night I was doing a set and it wasn’t going well. There were these three guys that noticed me failing miserably. I could hear one of them say, “Look, he’s bombing! Let’s get him.”

They approached the stage and stood like four feet from the stage and started heckling me. When one of them ran out of breath, one of the other ones took over. It was like being verbally gang banged by hecklers.

After that miserable set I went to the bar and thought about getting drunk, but then…

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Whether you have bombed or not doing stand-up, doesn’t mean anything. What you do with that experience defines your character. . . . → Read More: Sneak Peak: Jerry Seinfeld-Worst I Ever Bombed

Comedy Lessons | A Word About Hecklers

Comedy Lessons is a series in my comedy blog that deals with individual solutions to problems that arise in the pursuit of a career in stand up comedy or comedy writing. These comedy lessons are a direct response to situations that have happened to myself while performing live or to my colleagues or students and . . . → Read More: Comedy Lessons | A Word About Hecklers