Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy by Jay Sankey

Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy

byJay SankeyEditorJay Sankey

Paperback | April 23, 1998

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In this engaging and disarmingly frank book, comic Jay Sankey spills the beans, explaining not only how to write and perform stand-up comedy, but how to improve and perfect your work. Much more than a how-to manualZen andthe Art of Stand-Up Comedyis the most detailed and comprehensive book on the subject to date.

About The Author

Jay Sankey is a stand-up comic, writer, and cartoonist. For more then twenty years he has performed around the world and has made numerous television appearances. He lives in Toronto.
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Title:Zen and the Art of Stand-Up ComedyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:April 23, 1998Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0878300740

ISBN - 13:9780878300747

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A professional stand-up comic gives an insider's look at both the physical and psychological aspects of this art form. An invaluable reference tool for both amateurs and professionals--and a source of inspiration for anyone seeking artistic growth. 7 cartoons

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"Jay Sankey offers aspiring stand-up comics a career's worth of wisdom in "Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy. His advice [is] both thought provoking and practical."
-"Publishers Weekly, May 1998