Love to laugh and for those who want a good, enteraining read;
Are curious about what makes top comedy performers tick, and the secrets behind their timeless wisdom and appeal;
Would like insight into comedy techniques and sound philosophies that can inspire and benefit everyone in every walk of life;
Aspire to careers in comedy or as professional speakers, as well as taostmasters, managers business execuitves, clergy, civic leaders, laywers all who must interact with the public.
The other is Larry Wilde's book How the Great Comedy Writers Create Laughter.
In Great Comedians Talk About Comedy, Wilde uncovers the specific methods that these great comedians have used to entertain their audiences.
To do it you'd have to buy a slew of good and sometimes rotten bios, many of them out of print.
It's a book, what does one say about a product like this. I wanted one and I now have it.Published 23 months ago by Michael J. Blais
Some classic interviews from the 60's. Comedy has changed a LOT since then. (Looks as if the Jerry Seinfeld interview was added later)
Not much to learn here for young... Read more
I can't really review this book as I gave it as a gift to my son-in-law. I think he's really enjoying it - he's planning on trying a little stand up soon.Published on March 20, 2007 by Jan Bailey
Almost all the reviews on Amazon are by stand- up comics who claim that this book has been a great resource in teaching them how to 'get em' and 'leave em' laughing. Read morePublished on July 5, 2005 by Shalom Freedman
Anyone interested in stand-up comedy Must read this book. Especially the people who hang out at "The Improv" bar who THINK they are a comedian. Read morePublished on June 29, 2001 by Alan Bursky
A must read for anyone who is interested in stand-up comedy. Especially for the people who hang out at "The Improv" bar and THINK they are comedians. Read morePublished on June 29, 2001 by Alan Bursky