Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy – Revised Edition


If you think you’re funny and you want others to think so too, then this is book for you. Greg Dean has cracked the stand-up comedy code. This book offers his revolutionary explanation of joke structure with the Three Mechanisms of Laughter.

Also his original joke writing system … The Joke Prospector, which teaches basic joke writing in minutes. It also clarifies performing techniques for doing scene work, handling hecklers, overcoming stage fright, and much more. Dean’s Rehearsal Process reveals how to remember naturally without memorizing the words. This is the most comprehensive step-by-step manual on the planet for learning the principles, techniques, and skills of being funny.

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Editorial Reviews

  • “Best book ever written for beginner stand-up comedians.” –Amazon Review
  • “If you think you’re funny, and you want others to think so too, this is the book for you!” –GoodReads Review
  • “If you’re trying to figure out how to write jokes Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy is a great place to start.” –Thor Project
  • “Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy is the most comprehensive and useful book ever written on the art of the stand-up comedian.” –
  • “I’m enjoying deconstructing jokes and understanding why things are funny. ” –Marble Jar blog

The Author

The Professor of Stand Up Comedy
Greg Dean

Greg Dean, the Professor of Stand-Up Comedy, is the author of the international bestseller, Step-by-Step to Stand Up Comedy. It’s now sold in six different languages. Creator of the original Joke Structure technique. Greg Dean has been teaching stand up comedy for over 40 years and is a true innovator in the field of stand-up comedy education, having launched the first stand-up comedy school in the world.