How To Avoid Verbal Tics And Filler Words

Many of us use filler words like “um”, “like”, and “you know” without even realizing it. Whether you’re giving a presentation or talking to your friends, overusing filler phrases can make you seem less intelligent or less confident. It’s sad that such a superficial thing can distract from an otherwise compelling message, but it’s just … Read more

Do Your Homework

Doing homework and research as a stand-up comic keeps the material poignant and accurate, as even a slip up of a few words can ruin the integrity of a good joke. Study your own material between shows with great tips from a television comic and performance instructor in this free video on stand-up comedy.

Watch This And You Will Know Comedy Kung Fu

Stand-Up Comedy fundamentals from Marshall Chiles… owner of The Laughing Skull Lounge in Atlanta who has been performing stand-up since 1999. Check out to learn more about him/me. This video teaches you the basics of finding, writing and performing stand-up comedy. Please be aware, there is no substitute for getting on stage… but these … Read more


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