Stand Up Bootcamp – Day 5 recap
9:00am- The last day of Stand Up Mastery. Last day everyone will be together this weekend. I had myself a grand ol’ time last night. So much in fact, I never made it back home. I stayed up until 630am, knowing I had to leave for the Comedy Store at 8am. Needless to say, I grabbed some Starbucks. Today our guest speakers included Bob Zmuda, friend and partner of the late Andy Kaufman and Jack Vaughn, the president of Comedy Central Records who spoke about the evolution of the site. [Read More]
Stand Up Bootcamp – Day 4 recap
10:25am- I walk past Louie as I first step into the back rooms of the Comedy Store and he turns and says “Paul Provenza is up right now…” AWESOME!! Paul is a legend and host of Showtime’s “The Green Room with Paul Provenza.” Paul has such a great view of stand up after being in the business for so long. [Read More]
Standup Bootcamp: Day 3
9:45am- My ride got us in a little late. We walk in on a conversation Louie is having with everyone about different contacts around the states in regards to stage time. 10:45am- Jason Moffett is an impromptu guest speaker. The original guest speaker was rescheduled. Jason is attending the bootcamp but has only a passing interest in stand up. He is a very successful online marketer, so he spent a great deal on stage describing different methods of gathering contacts online. [Read More]
Stand-Up Bootcamp – Day 2 recap
9:15 a.m. — Louie [Anderson] immediately begins by talking about anxieties on stage and what happens when your set has completely derailed. He tells the boot-campers that they should own their screw-ups on stage, that that can make all the difference. Louie also said “Stand-up is the expression of your heart at it’s finest. A real comic allows the crowd to feel that much closer to him after listening to him. [Read More]
Louie Anderson and Kyle Cease' Stand Up Bootcamp: Day 1
Comedian David Lew has agreed to document, in a daily report, the latest Stand Up Boot Camp run by Louie Anderson and Kyle Cease. The boot camp takes place over 5 days, 8 hours each day, at the World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. There will be guest speakers that range from national headliners to managers and agents. [Read More]