Posts tagged "chicago comedy"

Adventures In Comedy - Light Envelope

Stand-up club owners can be pretty shady sometimes.  Sometimes they do it to take advantage of you.  Sometimes they do it because they’re just not good businessmen.  Whatever the reason is, if they try to pay you less than what was agreed upon, do what you can to get your money!

Adventures In Comedy - Marathon

Sometimes stand-up comedy doesn’t play ball and asks things of you that just aren’t acceptable. I’ve done a number of a shows where show producers expected comedians to perform without a microphone. Now I’m not a fancy guy, I don’t ask for many things, but I DO need a microphone. I don’t need a stool... Read more »

Adventures In Comedy - I Love Stand-Up Comedy

Doing stand-up comedy has its perks. Some are better than others. You might be surprised which one comics enjoy the most.

Adventures In Comedy - The Difference a Day Makes

I just wanted to post this picture which I think sums up trying to come up in stand-up comedy.  One day you’re in front of 100 people, the next day 5.  One day you’re getting paid a couple hundred bucks, the next day a free beer.  One day someone comes up to you after a... Read more »

Adventures In Comedy - 5 Minute Light

It’s important for comedians to spot the light in the back of the room to know their time is coming to an end.  It’s always good to know when exactly that light will be coming.  Sometimes figuring that out can be frustrating.

Adventures In Comedy - Sports Bar

Comedians take gigs wherever they can get them. Bonus Strip! New strips every Friday! More Dale Zawada comedy here