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Applying Lessons Learned from Zen and the Art of Stand-up Comedy

So it’s April 4th, which means I’m on stage at the Hard Rock Cafe with Quinn C. Martin in 11 days. Did I mention that I haven’t been on stage since February 19th? Did I also mention that I need … Continue reading

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Zen And The Art of Stand Up Comedy: Lessons Learned

A compelling premise that builds tension, followed by a sudden release of that tension by way of a succinct punchline with a definitive click moment and topped off with an equally abrupt physical gesture…this sketch has it all:

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