232 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 in
April 23, 1998
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0878300740
ISBN - 13: 9780878300747
From the Publisher
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.
From Our Editors
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
"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