Articles Archive for April 2009
I had a new comic come up to recently and ask, “What is one piece of advice you can give to me about doing standup?” I said, “Don’t suck.” I was later told he thought I was a dick for saying that.
Listen: Ask a broad question, expect to get a broad answer. I think – like a lot people – he wanted some magic bullet that will make everything easy. If you ask a boxer how to not get knocked out, he’ll probably tell you, “Don’t get hit.” If …
Here are a few of the “LastTweets” incase you missed them. And don”t forget to follow me on Twitter.com/johnheffron
Jesus “last tweet”: Brb Be good till then
Guy who always gets killed on Star Trek “last tweet”: got my uniform. The rest of the landing party wearing a different color . Weird!
Abel’s “last tweet”: Cain is being such a knob!
Captin of the Hindenburg “last tweet:” One more cig, and then i’m stopping for good.
Married Mans “last tweet” about to go into the Champagne room, wish me luck!
Buddy Holly’s “last tweet” Thank god …
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People will always have their opinions on what makes a comic funny. Comedy is not a science, it’s art. There are those who really hate my comedy, those that love it, and those who couldn’t even care enough to take a position. You know what, they all are right.
There are no rules in comedy and it can be extremely subjective. What one person finds hilarious, may repulse another. Not unlike music, food, fashion…comedy is an art form and some styles are not for everybody.
But what about the Comedy …