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 www.MarshallChiles.com 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 notes should help any newbie comic have a better idea of what to do and what not to do… and remind experienced comedians about some basics.
We guarantee you will be much better at stand-up by watching this video 100 times and applying its lessons on stage 1,000 times.
OTHER NUGGETS OF WISDOM:
“Everything has been done, except for your life.”
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
“Every master started as a mess.”
“Don’t fuck the staff.”