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CLASSES AND MENTORING

Comedy Schools have a bad rep and for many it’s rightfully so. Most are presented by clubs with a design on one thing: getting the newcomers money before they figure out the stand up game. If your comedy school has … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit!

It’s that time of the year. You made a promise to finally make a living in comedy this past year…it didn’t really happen. At the least you wanted to move out of open mics and bringers….it didn’t happen either. Joe … Continue reading

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Master the Open Mic

I remember my very first open mic. I had done a couple of bringers and a comedy school graduation show and had received some good laughs. There were several comics at the NY Comedy Club, and most of them had … Continue reading

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Loyalty

Many comics breaking in are eager to play all the clubs in NYC, including the headliner and showcase clubs. This is probably not the best move. For one, new comics¬† are not ready to be a regular in those clubs … Continue reading

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Being a Professional

If every comic handled themselves and their business in a professional manner, my life would be so much easier as a producer but more difficult as a comic, as the competition pool would be huge.¬† Fortunately for many of us, … Continue reading

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