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5 ways to handle rejection (in comedy)

As you ponder the path that will help you become a successful comedian, you’re going to have to get used […]

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Eight things you need to start your own (funny) podcast

Elsa Waithe is a comedian, activist, and all-around wildchild. Her comedy is a mix of light-hearted but critical jabs at homosexuality and […]

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Mini Q+A with…Rubi Nicholas

Rubi Nicholas has appeared on NickMom Network’s “Night Out” and “NickMom On…” series and has performed standup alongside comedy greats […]

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How comedians bounce back after bombing

Have you heard this quote from Ira Glass? “What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish […]

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Tips from a teen: 7 pieces of PURE GOLD ADVICE for teen comics, by teen comics

Being young comes with its own set of challenges. Waiters ask you if you want kids’ menus, you get carded […]

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6 Ways YOU Can Use Humor Today To Benefit Your Workplace

While the “average” work week in the United States is supposed to be 40 hours, it feels more like two […]

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Mini Q+A with...Chanel Ali

Chanel Ali is a standup comedian who blossomed on the Philadelphia circuit before moving to New York City in 2015. […]

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How To Get A Job As A Digital Producer

…with Ana Breton, digital producer for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.  Ana has 7+ years of working in film production. She was […]

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How To Get A Job In...Comedy Writing and Production

  “Comedy” means a lot of things. While many of you want to PERFORM comedy, many of you just want […]

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How to turn an anecdote into a story

A funny thing happened to you on the way to the dentist.   You told your friend. She laughed and […]

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Open Mics in New York City That Won’t Destroy You, Probably

Open mics have been described to me as scrimmages (for the non-athletic: play rehearsals) used to practice and improve before […]

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A day on the set: Behind the scenes of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

This past November, I had the pleasure of reconnecting with some long-lost friends. Old acquaintances, lovers, and everyone in between […]

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How to Write a Six-Word Memoir That’s Worth a Thousand Words

Somewhere between waking up at 3 a.m. on a Monday with keyboard marks on my face and getting a C […]

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5 kinds of funny songs you should write

I love performing comedy. I’m actress and a singer with a little theater, guitar-playing, and poetry, plus a crum-ton of […]

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How To Ride A Bike - The Exam

Sure, you could share the road and stay safe. But how is that even a workout? Hello, and welcome to […]

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10 funny over 45: Female comedians making good TV great

I’ve been performing comedy, doing storytelling, and writing since 2007. Back then, I couldn’t find anyone else in what felt […]

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Crouching Weirdos, Hidden Fencing

As a young girl, with an ambitious, athletic and empowered mother, I was signed up for many sports classes. I […]

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5 ways to fight stage fright: comedians’ edition

I felt my first twinge of stage fright at eight years old. I’d been performing since I was four, but […]

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Mini Q+A with...Samantha Ruddy

Samantha Ruddy tells jokes, writes funny stuff, and weasels her way into your heart with her girl-next-door charm. At the […]

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How to nail a scripted comedy audition

You have an audition coming up. You’re given a script. It’s a short, funny scene.   Everybody (not just your […]

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