Posts Tagged ‘open mics’

open-mic-nightGetting started in comedy is the hardest part of getting started in comedy.

Huh?

Yeah – you read that correctly. Starting anything new is always the hardest part but with comedy there are so many variables – you have to know where to go, who to know, how to write, courage to get on stage – sometimes that equates to stupidity – and the list goes on but the absolute hardest part of getting into this business is finding stage time. (more…)

Never YELL at your audience NEVER – it is not endearing AT ALL

“HEY, YOU PEOPLE IN THE BACK, SHUT THE BLEEPITY BLEEP UP!”

Number 12 had had enough. He’d watched his fellow comedians being completely dissed. He was outraged at the lack of audience participation. He was thoroughly fed up with the other comics – including himself now – being ignored – talked over and mocked.

He was wrong. (more…)

Photo by:  Sean MacEntee - Creative Commons

Photo by: Sean MacEntee – Creative Commons

A great man once said, “If you never failed, you never tried.”

Of course another – much meaner  – man once said to me “If ya ain’t cheating, ya ain’t trying” then he knocked me down.

I do miss Grampa.

Both  quotes have a degree of truth to them and your willingness to adopt these into your mindset could determine how or if you – or I –  see any success in 2015 ( no this is not my EOY encouragement for you to write out your goals for 2015 –  BUT it’s coming). (more…)