Host with the Most

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Comedy show line ups usually consist of three roles. Host, feature (or middle) and closer. The hosting spot is usually given to the least experienced of the three, which to me was always odd because I feel that hosting is possibly the most important role on the show. If the host doesn’t do his job […]

No. Thank You.

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To all the comedians, club owners, managers, and fans of comedy that read my weekly articles. Thank you. Thanks to the young comics who come up to me after shows and thank me for writing the articles. Who thank me for sharing which articles helped them. Those who thank me for talking about subjects that […]

But When Do We Get Paid

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When do you start making money? This is the question asked or thought many times by almost every comic when they first start out, and the answer they usually get from more seasoned local comics is “comedy is a marathon, not a sprint.” Or “if you are in this to make money, then quit now.” […]