Pretentious Guidance

When I started in 2008, I didn't want any help. Many standups are like that. This artform appeals to soloists: Lone wolves and mavericks. And lots of comedians do great on their own. 

So these posts aren't for everyone. They're mainly for me: my opportunity to gather my thoughts, after 15 years of standup. 

And it's a place to send anyone who wants some tips and opinions from a guy with a little experience. 

Getting started in the local open mic scene

Some basic rules for how to behave well and not get blacklisted