Public Speaking, Effective Speech, Components of Public Speaking-LetsLaugh

Public speaking is an impressive art of communication with the audience in a structured and deliberate manner. It goes beyond the boundaries of speaking or talking to a group of individuals. It is an art of articulating your ideas and thoughts in order to persuade others, inspire them, engage them, or entertain them. There are three main components of public speaking – logical component, mechanical component, and emotional component. A good and effective speech should have a merger of all these three components. Logical component attributes to the content of…

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How Long Has Comedy As Entertainment Been Around for?-LetsLaugh

Comedy as entertainment has been around for a while. The oldest written comedy was written by a dramatist of the ancient Greek theater, Aristophanes. He wrote 40 comedies, and 11 of them are still being performed today. These ancient Greek comedies were based on “humor” that today would be called “politically incorrect.” They were bawdy, sexist, and full of sexual innuendo, and made fun of certain groups or stereotypes. Vaudeville gave birth to modern humor. Although humor was still mostly politically incorrect, it did move on from sexual innuendo and…

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Standup Comedy: Pros and Cons To A Comedic Character-LetsLaugh

Pros 1)The greatest advantage of portraying a defined character is that you’ll have instant connection with your crowds. They’ll know what to expect from you. 2) A defined character makes it easy to write. Knowing your angle allows you to frame every premise towards your character’s sensibilities. Plus, if you reach Larry the Cable Guy’s stature, it’s easy to hire a cable of writers since they know your voice and your audience. 3) Your jokes become your jokes. They can’t be stolen or hacked upon. For example, if a comic…

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