A comedian walks into a bar and sees a poster with a saying that is similar to a joke he's been doing. It's not the same joke, but it almost has the exact set up line. He panics. A thousand questions run through his mind: "What do I do?" "Did the guy who did that poster see my act and use a version the joke?" "Did I see that poster some time in the past and it stuck in my head?" "Should I stop doing my joke?"
So you wake up early today. Maybe you go for a run, maybe you walk the dog, maybe, like me, you're up early because you have a toddler in the
One of the most common questions I get as a stand up comedian, writer and now coach is: What is the key to comedy? And although there are too many
By Jerry Corley | Founder â€“ The Stand Up Comedy Clinic Comedy writing is rewarding. There is no better feeling than writing a joke and getting an appreciative laugh. Okay,
There are so many great comedians. It was hard to find the top ten. I apologize to those I may have left out. You're all awesome!
In short 15-20 minute, workshop-style sessions, these impressive students wrote 7, 8, 10 jokes and more and they were jokes that truly reached the level of commercially acceptable jokes that you might hear on the late night shows.
George Carlin said you can learn from the greats by studying their styles.