This guide to the world of standup comedy, written in easytouse Q&A format, provides current and potential comedians with the nononsense advice they need for every stage of their careers. Schwensen's lively book features interviews with many of the top names in standupRay Romano, George Carlin, Christopher Titus, Weird Al Yankovic, Margaret Choall sharing lessons learned along the way. Additional interviews with club owners, talent executives, publicists, and others provide behindthescenes expertise.
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