Each 4-5 Lesson
block has its own section on this web page:
Find the eight (8)
Lesson block titles at the top
of this web page.
reading a Lesson block's title, for a fuller description of each Lesson within
that Lesson block, please click the Lesson's blue "Lessons
1-4, Lessons 5-8," etc. link.
For a fuller description of an individual lesson that includes the course outline
and often a video preview, please click the blue ".
. . more info." link.
•That link will take you to the exact line within the 4-5 Lesson bock's
web page having information specific to that particular Lesson.
more about the other Lessons within that block, just scroll up and
down that 4-5 Lesson bock's web page.
Note: this web page is still being updated as I bring more information over
from my JimRichardson.com web site.
For details about where to find all my information posted online between the
workshop and JimRichardson.com web sites, read the description under Site
Map: more tips.
•As of 2-14-2014, on this workshop web site you can find course outlines
for Lessons 1-8 and 26-29.
•For more information on Lessons 9-25, check out the link to Home Study
Program on my Tip-of-the-Day video jukebox.
This is a Rich Internet Application (RIA) requiring Flash Player which is on
98% of both Apple and Windows desktop & laptop computers:
However, Flash Player is not allowed on Apple mobile devices using iOS: iPhone,
iPodTouch and iPad.
Thus, a couple of years ago, I started developing on this alternative workshop
web site so folks on iOS devices could:
•access my basic information and
video clips for both Flash Player and iOS devices.
Also, I post most of my new information on the workshop web site instead of JimRichardson.com
At this point, there is still some information only found on the older web site.
Note: if you are still unclear about your eligibility for any of the
above Lessons briefly described on this workshop web page:
feel free to ask me directly, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
What the asterisks (*, **, *** and ****)
seen before each title on this workshop web page mean:
*No pre-requisites: these Lessons can be
taken stand-alone, even if you are yet to take Lessons 1-4 or any preceding
**Pre-requisites include both:
•Lesson 2, "How
to Write a Joke: the 7 basic joke forms"
•Lesson 4, "Editing Your Comedy or Serious Speech into an Act"
Another way to satisfy the Lesson 2 and 4 pre-requisites:
•These joke forms are also described
Jim's audio/workbook package, "How to Write a Joke: the 7 basic joke
•Another version of editing which is less targeted to those pursuing
a stand-up comedy career is described in Jim's audio/workbook package, "Editing
Your Comedy or Serious Speech into an Act"
Details upon request.
*** Pre-requisites: Lesson 1, "How to
Tell a Joke on a Stand-Up Comedy Stage, During a Speech and in the Work Place"
Another way to satisfy the Lesson 1 pre-requisite:
•These joke-telling techniques are also described in my audio/workbook
package of the same title which also includes an annotated bibliography of
recommended joke books.
**** Pre-requisites: all preceding
Lessons and all their pre-requisites from
Lesson One inclusive; i.e., completing only a Lesson that has no pre-requisites
does not get you into subsequent Lessons if those Lessons have other pre-requisites
from earlier Lessons.
Note: students who enroll in my "Fundamentals of Stand-Up Comedy Workshop"
•taught every six weeks locally
•and over the Internet via video web conferencing
•or at your city
already have satisfied the prequisites since you will have Lessons
One-Four in the workbook that comes with your investment.
The above Lessons 1-35 is a suggested ideal Lesson order.
•But you can join "Fundamentals" at any time.
•And the same is true of "Intermediate
Stand-Up Comedy Workshop."
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