Ali Siddiq (2017) - Storytelling Secrets, Being Funny vs. Interesting, Professional Comedy Etiquette

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This is our first interview with Ali back in 2017. He speaks candidly starting comedy in prison, major mistakes of comics and how to tell the perfect story. This is a true masterclass on stand up comedy and the lifestyle that most people never hear about. You will finish this episode with a new perspective on the craft of stand-up.
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Must Hear Moments:
  • Starting comedy in prison
  • Social media comics vs. comedians
  • Comparing comedy to fine art
  • Stand-up being the most disrespected art form
  • Green room etiquette
  • How comics should act off stage
  • Being funny vs. being interesting
  • Storytelling secrets
  • Gradually developing the skill of stand-up
  • Creating comedy for everyone


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