Things I’d Like to See Crowd Work Comedians Stop Doing

As a performing comedian, I’ve gotten to see a lot of other comedians perform whom I probably wouldn’t have paid attention to otherwise. That’s not to say they’re bad comedians (although, believe me, I’ve seen a lot of bad comedians). They may just do a different type of comedy than what I’m typically into. For instance: crowd work comedy. Like any form of comedy, there’s both good crowd work and bad crowd work. When it’s done well, it’s transcendent. Well it’s done badly, it makes me want to bash my face in with a brick. Continue reading