JerroldB’s Black History presents Dick Gregory

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory (born October 12, 1932)   Dick Gregory is the effing man. He represents so much more than an old comedian from yesteryear. I don’t believe this man gets the respect deserved when being address on most Read More …

BAD COMIC OR BAD CROWD – Who Made the Crowd Suck?

The crowd was antsy.  They seemed excited for the show to begin.  As I perused the room, every customer looked as if they were there to have a good time, and I was ready to give it to them.  My Read More …

Open mics…is this thing on?? by Jerrold Benford

  I think I really love open mics.  Explain that.  The open mic is the most necessary tool a comic has to sharpen his or her skills and to make connections.  It usually consists of a room full of comics Read More …

BRINGER SHOWS, USEFUL OR USELESS? HOW to be a FUNNY, STAND UP COMEDIAN

If you’re a comedian you’ve probably done a bringer show or two…thousand. It’s almost the first initiation into the world of stand up. We’re all warned not to do them. We don’t listen though, do we? We let our dreams Read More …

How to NOT be an ASSHOLE STAND UP COMEDIAN and be HUMBLE

Being a comedian is hard work. Insanely hard. I MEAN INSANELY HARD. I know, I just bombed the other night. But who gives a shit, it’s part of the game. as comics, we deal with every adversity imaginable. From bookers Read More …

Funnyman J’s Blog: OCD Ian and the Asian Masseuse

Fellow comic and buddy of mine, Ian Lazarus the OCD freak. Forgive me, I know – he’s a little hard on the eyes, but take a look at this poor bastard, lol. Now sit back and enjoy this blog tenderly Read More …

BEAUTY VS BOOTY – Are you DO-ABLE??

 One of my female friends just asked me, “What is do-able?” She says to me that she was with her girls at the mall, and overheard some guys chatting about which girls were “do-able.”  When they found a girl that Read More …

BAD COMIC OR BAD CROWD – Who Made the Show Suck?

The crowd was antsy.  They seemed excited for the show to begin.  As I perused the room, every customer looked as if they were there to have a good time, and I was ready to give it to them.  My Read More …

WANT TO BE A FUNNY COMEDIAN? SIMPLE, DONT BE A FEMALE

Yoooo! My friend Noreen Hanson is hilarious but sometimes people just don’t think female comics are funny. I, for one, do. Talent is talent and funny is funny – no matter what it looks like. Check this blog she wrote Read More …