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Using the hands-on workbook format that was so effective in her bestselling first book, Stand-Up Comedy: The Book, Carter offers a series of day-by-day exercises that draw on her many years as a successful stand-up comic and the head of a nationally known comedy school.

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He has also written for Bill Cosby, Carol Burnett and Phyllis Diller, as well as for the shows Laugh In, Welcome Back, Cotter and others. He has wonthree Emmys.

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Sam Tallent (who recently released an amazing book) basically does this. but if you can't learn about stand-up comedy from watching him, and don't see why he is a great standup comedian, then you're just clueless about stand up comedy.