Comedy Writing Session Follow Up

PRODUCING YOUR OWN SHOWS – PAULINA COMBOW [EP. 041]

Former student Paulina Combow stops by the studios to inspire and inform us of her progress. Paulina attended college in a small town in Western, KY where she learned Mass Communications. After graduating, she felt a “comedy internal clock” ticking and decided to berth that comedy baby. She started in the Fall of 2011 and…

ROBERT MAC [EP. 038]

This week, in honor of LaughFest you get two bonus interviews. Last year I was honored to perform in the clean comedy showcase during the festival. It was a blast and I got to work with several great comedians. You’ve already heard the interviews with Andy Hendrickson, Pat McGann, and James P. Connolly. This week I am releasing…

Finding Your Ultimate audience

FINDING YOUR ULTIMATE AUDIENCE [EP. 030]

At some point you will discover that your jokes appeal to a certain type of audience. Hopefully, that group will be full of people you enjoy performing for. When this happens, you have found your “Ultimate Audience”. Check out this episode! Early on, I don’t want you to get to hung up on finding out…

John Garret Comedy

PERFORMING IN NYC – JOHN GARRETT [EP. 017]

Comedian John Garrett had enough with his day job and saw an opportunity to pursue comedy full time. So, he took a few legal pads from the supply closet and started performing in NYC. Since his arrival, he’s sharpened his wit, broadened his options and become one exceptionally funny guy. Check out this episode! We talk about:…

ursuing Corporate Market part 1

Pursuing The Corporate Comedy Market – Part One

So you’ve been in the comedy clubs for a while. But, you keep hearing about all the good money comics can make when they book a “corporate” gig. Pursuing the corporate comedy market is worthwhile. Being fed steak, treated professionally, and getting paid as much for one show as you do for a whole week…

COMEDY After School Special

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL [EP. 016]

  This comedy campfire style episode was recorded after a live stand-up comedy class in Nashville, comedy students ask great questions including:  Where do you find up and coming comedians on the web? How do I come up with a stage name? What do you do when you have a “down day” to get into…

How Do i get Paid to do Comedy

HOW DO I GET PAID TO DO COMEDY? [EP. 015]

Now that you rule the open mic scene, you may be wondering, “How do I get paid to do comedy?” Every club is a little different, but we discuss the most common process for getting bumped up from the open mic treadmill to a paid emcee week at the comedy club. Check out this episode!…

Paid Work at a Comedy Club am i ready

PAID WORK AT A COMEDY CLUB – AM I READY? [EP. 014]

Ever wonder how to get paid work at a comedy club? Before you burn your first impression, here are a few questions you should ask yourself. It’s far better to be over prepared than barely there. Check out this episode! Listen and then answer these questions honestly: 1) Is there a market for my comedy? 2) How many…