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How to Start in Stand Up Comedy : A Guide to Becoming a Comedian in Toronto
by Chris MacLean


Overview - In a single day learn how to: - write killer jokes for the stage - get someone to let you perform at their comedy show - seem cool because you know insider comedian lingo - make friends with other comics - start your stand-up career off right to make money "Very good.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In a single day learn how to: - write killer jokes for the stage - get someone to let you perform at their comedy show - seem cool because you know insider comedian lingo - make friends with other comics - start your stand-up career off right to make money "Very good. I think it will help people a lot. Easy read and provides lots of info." -- Stephen Jones "It offers a very real taste of what stand-up comedy is like in Toronto." -- Mohamed Z. ..".choc full of both helpful and hilarious advice, with some dos and don'ts specific to T.O." -- BlogTO ..".designed to take new and aspiring comics along the point A to B of the open mic circuit.." -- The Scene Magazine This is Canada's first and only how-to book on stand-up comedy and provides special insider info on how to make it in the hot stand-up world of Toronto, which is English Canada's comedy central. Also includes first set stories, and even some tips that will not only help you become a comedian, but may help you with dating too. Download and start becoming a comedian today Written by Chris MacLean, described by the Globe and Mail as one of the top 5 things to do in Toronto, (for comedy and books -- not sexually). How to Start in Stand-Up Comedy has been featured on NBC news, Sirius Satellite Radio, NXNE, the Globe and Mail, The Scene Magazine, Smithee TV, the Dave Atwood podcast, Fluster, and other media. It was the gold medal winner for humour and silver medalist for best design non-fiction for the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, an internationally prestigious awards program known as "the Sundance of the book publishing industry. It was also finalist for Foreword Reviews 2014 Book of the Year. Chris MacLean performs stand-up comedy in the United States, Britain and Canada and is based in Toronto. Chris has appeared in film, television, radio, print and online media and is the subject of the documentary "A Different Direction." Chris achieved rapid success in stand-up comedy, has helped many others to launch their career fast.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781480188693
  • ISBN-10: 1480188697
  • Publisher: Createspace
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.08 x 0.47 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds


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