Comedy or Comedy Magic?

I’m in a quandary at the moment. As you know, I’ve just started doing stand up. I’m 8 gigs in, which, in stand up terms, is not a lot. Certainly not enough to say that I’ve “been there, mastered that”. I have so much to learn about comedy, it’s untrue. If there’s one thing I …

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Think Like A Magician: It’s not “Feedback”….you’ve failed!

You can’t pick up a self-help book nowadays without reading the phrase “there’s no such thing as failure, only feedback…”. Ahhhh, lovely, isn’t it? The idea is to help people overcome their fears and anxieties about tackling new ideas or actions, by lessening the impact of negative results (you are no longer failing, you’re just …

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How To Be Fun(ny) – Part 2

In my earlier post, we looked at ways to set yourself up to be fun(ny). One of the key elements was about knowing what makes YOU laugh. You have to realise that if something makes you laugh, it’ll make others laugh too, so focus on that. You’ll “sell” a joke much better when you believe …

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Happy Christmas and New Year

I’ve been appalling with the frequency of my blog posts, so I apologise for that. With hindsight, Christmas probably isn’t the best time to try to find a moment to sit down and do some typing! I do want to take the time to thank you for looking here, clicking there and supporting me in …

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