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Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.
There's No Business Without the Show!: Using Showbiz Skills to Get Blockbuster Sales!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
There's No Business Without the Show will help you improve your sales performance instantly. No matter where you are in your sales career, this book can help you get more from your efforts. The best thing about blending showmanship with salesmanship is that clients will be more loyal because they like you, and they’ll actually enjoy dealing with you even though you're after their money).
What's So Funny? How To Sharpen Your Sense Of Humor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Readers of all ages and abilities will quickly learn how to generate laughter, spread good feelings, and perhaps even make a fool of themselves! Written in easy to understand language, the author clearly explains the principles behind such comic tools as: exaggeration, understatement, punch lines, sight gags, logical delusions, creating surprises, the use of funny words, and many others.
RanDumb-er: The Continued Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
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Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,770. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From Beverly Hills mansions to Irish country lanes, super-yachts to side-alleys, howling cougars to psychotic nutters, stand-up spotlights to police helicopter searchlights, superstar highs to inner demon woes, along with so much more, Mark Hayes takes us on quite an adventure in RanDumb-er, the random but hardly dumb tales of an Irish chancer in L.A.
It's The Way You Tell 'Em - Laughter The Best Medicine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
a compendium of jokes with full instructions on how to become a standup comedian. a whole new slant on laughter and what constitutes a good joke. written by an 88 year old who has seen and done it all.
How To Be A Stand Up Comedian - The Beginners Guide Towards Becoming A Successful Stand-up Comedian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 and represented by Well Being Valley. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
How To Be A Stand Up Comedian is a great "stand up comedy how to" or the perfect "stand up comedy for dummies" book. If you are someone with great aspirations in stand up comedy, this book is a great starting point. This book would answer these common questions of aspiring stand up comedians: * What Topics Should You Speak About * How To Write Jokes For Stand Up * The Stand Up Comedian Mindset
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences chronicles Tim Boyle's most cringe worthy stories about the times when things in his comedy career didn't go as planned. Honest, mean-spirited, and sometimes embarrassingly sad, this collection of stories is about one man's failed attempt at bringing joy to the world through laughter. Who said the pain of others can’t be funny?
Comedy Workshop: Creating & Writing Comedy Material For Comedians & Humorous Speakers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Comedy material can come from just about anywhere when you know how to look for it. Learn to take creative ideas and real life experiences onto the comedy stage and speaker's platform. The author of "How To Be A Working Comic" and "Comedy FAQs And Answers" returns with an innovative guidebook dedicated to creating and writing original comedy material.
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The classic business book on stand-up comedy is back - revisited, revised and revamped. Considered "The Guidebook" by many aspiring and working comics, Dave Schwensen shares more insider advice than any other manual. Adding to the author's behind the scenes expertise are insightful and advice filled interviews with proven comedy talents and industry insiders.
Gagfest UK
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
UK. The present. Five life-long friends meet up once a year to play stupid pranks on people who have annoyed them in the previous 12 months. This time, however, the joke is on one of them. Patrice Harding, struggling stand-up comedian, is faced with the ultimate heckler. Can’t she take a joke? Apparently she can. It’s childish. It’s fun. It’s payback.