How to Be a Stand-Up Comic

How to Be a Stand-Up Comic

by Richard Belzer, Larry Charles, Rick Newman
     
 

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Comedian Richard Belzer promises that he can turn anyone into a stand-up comic. Yes, even you. This hilarious and irreverent (sometimes very irreverent) book is perfect for every wannabe comedian - and for everyone else who's hooked on stand-up comedy. It offers valuable nuggets of advice on:

  • How to prepare a routine
  • How to apologize to Frank Sinatra
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Overview

Comedian Richard Belzer promises that he can turn anyone into a stand-up comic. Yes, even you. This hilarious and irreverent (sometimes very irreverent) book is perfect for every wannabe comedian - and for everyone else who's hooked on stand-up comedy. It offers valuable nuggets of advice on:

  • How to prepare a routine
  • How to apologize to Frank Sinatra when you've made fun of him onstage
  • How to handle hecklers
  • Where to find the clubs across the country (no kidding, there are addresses and phone numbers inside)
  • What jokes not to tell to an audience full of mobsters
  • How to dress "in characters"
  • And everything else you need to know about comedy and being a comedian!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394562391
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/12/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
160

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