Teach Stand-up Comedy with Ben Horowitz

Can you teach someone how to be funny?

Can you teach someone how to be funny?  Theoretically, yes. The funny bone is not a womb. It’s not present in some people, but not in others. However, there is a definite pre-existing condition that gives a clear indication, like height for a jockey or basketballer, that a career in comedy is more likely.  So what is that condition that …

088: Marty Bright – Optimism and being easy to work with

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Australian comedian Marty Bright is an optimistic, childish ‘silly-billy’, which makes him a rarity in stand-up – often the domain of the serious cynic. He’s also one of the most well travelled Australian stand-up comedians we’ve interviewed. In this School of Hard Knock Knocks podcast host Steve Davis probes Marty about performing at the Comedy Store in LA, the Comic …

Jeff Green Comedian

Jeff Green – Building a comedy career, twice!

Listen to the audio interview of British comedian Jeff Green by clicking here. Morry Morgan: Jeff Green. Thank you very much for your time today. Jeff Green: Hello Morry. Well, we know each other anyway, because I’ve done some mentoring for some of your School of Hard Knock Knock participants and have done a couple of your gigs and I’ve …