How To Comedian | How To Get Gigs

That’s no typo up there in the title. I’m going to rebrand the word; change it from not only a noun, but also to a verb. The act of being a comedian. The connotation is so narrow isn’t it. “:An entertainer who seeks to make people laugh with sketches and funny monologues…” But being a . . . → Read More: How To Comedian | How To Get Gigs

How To Be A Famous Comedian | Letterman Jabs Leno…

People often ask me how Jay Leno is viewed in the public eye. I don’t like to talk unfavorably about anyone (that’s a lie), but here’s Letterman taking a jab. Notice how much he enjoyed the poke:

It’s fun to watch Letterman have some fun with this!

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How To Write Comedy | Conan Writer Rips On His Boss…

Conan Writer Deon Cole talks about Conan’s tattoos:or the lack thereof, and how he wrote a joke that didn’t make the cut:

Deon talks about how he became a writer on "The Conan O’Brien Show." It’s an interesting story and revealed a side of Deon that I’ve seen before, liked and I’m . . . → Read More: How To Write Comedy | Conan Writer Rips On His Boss…

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

Lessons New Comedians Learn From “Bringer Shows”

By Jerry Corley | Founder of The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Let’s face it, one of the new realities in the comedy landscape in L.A. (and probably New York and San Francisco), is what is known as the “Bringer Show.” So we’re all on the same page, here’s the idea behind the bringer show: A . . . → Read More: Lessons New Comedians Learn From “Bringer Shows”

Charlie Sheen is Winning!

by Jerry Corley – Founder of The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

For all the negatives I see in Charlie Sheen’s current behavior and what sometimes just seems like a drug-induced rant, the important thing to consider is that he’s doing something—anything to keep busy. His television show, ‘Two and a Half Men’ is on hiatus . . . → Read More: Charlie Sheen is Winning!

Stand Up Comedy Clinic Alumn is “great” on “Car Warriors”

The students at the clinic are getting work! Tommy Otis who plays “Itchy” on “Car Warriors,” (Wednesday nights @9pm on the Speed network), does a great job on the show. . . . → Read More: Stand Up Comedy Clinic Alumn is “great” on “Car Warriors”