Changing My Comedy Act

How often does my comedy act change? That’s a question that comedians get asked a lot. In this episode I talk about writing new jokes versus using the standard jokes for my...

Comedians and Acting Podcast

Should actors be comedians and comedians be actors? Well, that can happen, but just because you’re one doesn’t mean you can be the other. In today’s podcast, comedian Jan McInnis talks about a few random acting classes and auditions she’s done,...

Celebrations at Comedy Clubs

People go to comedy clubs all the time to celebrate, birthdays, weddings, even winning a million bucks. True! Here’s a few stories of times when I’ve been on stage when some celebrations were taking place. I always tried to participate fully in the...

Small Crowds in Comedy

Is it better to have a small crowd or a big crowd at your comedy show? In today’s podcast, Jan talks about how comics treat small crowds differently, and what her experience has been with small crowds. Listen in and see if you...

Designated Driver in Comedy

Being the designated driver is a nice thing to do, but sometimes you get taken advantage of! I learned this on several occasions when I showed up to the gig with a car, and the other comic needed a ride. I’m still happy to give rides, but now I put some limits...

Finding Your Passion

Many keynote speakers and motivational people will tell you to, quote, find your passion! But that’s hard to do! Sure some of us have found it, but you might not really know what your passion is. So instead, I have a couple of quick tips on how to find your...