Following My first public open mike stand-up comedy performance, I went back for a second try, this time trying for more than one long joke.
I have a long way to go to get good at it, but I’m starting to see what goes into a performance. It doesn’t come naturally, but expect practice will help. I’m not sure I want to put the resources into it, but the appeal is strong. Comedy enables a lot of free expression.
I’m partly embarrassed to put it up since a few of the jokes fell flat, but for me the video shows me what to practice and learn and the accountability of public performance motivates intention and improvement more than anything I know.
Here’s performance number 2:
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