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Why Callbacks Are So Effective

Why Callbacks Are So Effective

Callbacks do a lot to keep an audience engaged. Even jokes that are hilarious on their own may have less impact if they are disconnected from one another. By including callbacks in your comedy routine...

Origins of Stand-Up Comedy

Origins of Stand-Up Comedy

Stand-up comedy as a style ultimately is quite simple. There is a comic, an audience, and nothing else. However, it is also quite different from how comedy has traditionally occurred.

Styles of Stand-up Comedy

Styles of Stand-up Comedy

Chances are that your very first comedy show was observational comedy. This style tends to be the most frequently performed over the years. Observational comedy simply makes observations about...

The Oldest Comedy Club

The Oldest Comedy Club in the World: A Tale of Two Clubs

If I had posed this question a few years ago, the answer would have been clear. The oldest comedy club in the world was...

Must See Places in Montreal

Must See Places in Montreal

A favorite of many tourists is to visit Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal in French). This is the location where the city was originally founded by French settlers in 1642 as Fort Ville-Marie.

Stand-up Comedy First Performed

Where Was Stand Up Comedy First Performed?

Historians of stand-up comedy (yes, that is a profession) can trace its roots back to a number of places. Some would argue that...

Interact With a Comedy Show Audience

How to Interact With a Comedy Show Audience

Knowing your audience when performing live comedy is crucial. The rapport and emotional connection that can be formed between...

Perform at a Comedy Show for the First Time

How to Perform at a Comedy Show for the First Time

The prospect of performing at a comedy show for the first time can fill you with a variety of emotions....

Best Date Night Ideas in Montreal

5 Best Date Night Ideas in Montreal

One of the best things about living in Montreal is that there are so many great ideas for fun date...

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