Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy

Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy

Paperback - 2000
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If you think you're funny, and you want others to think so too, this is the book for you! Greg Dean examines the fundamentals of being funny and offers advice on a range of topics, including:

writing creative joke material rehearsing and performing routines coping with stage fright dealing with emcees who think they're funnier than you are getting experience and lots more. Essential for the aspiring comic or the working comedian interested in updating his or her comedy routine, Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy is the most comprehensive and useful book ever written on the art of the stand-up comedian.
Alternative Title: Stand-up comedy
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2000.
ISBN: 9780325001791
0325001790
Branch Call Number: 792.76
Characteristics: xiv, 191 pages ; 23 cm

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Ian Cognito was a British stand-up comic who was compared to Lenny Bruce and Bill Hicks. He died while performing his stand-up routine on stage at The Atic Bar in Bicester. Cognito felt ill before taking the stage and joked about having a stroke, after five minutes of his act, he sat silent on hi... Read More »


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