Working Comedy Clubs

Working Comedy Clubs

At the Vent Haven ConVENTion, there was a lecture on working comedy clubs by two young ventriloquists: Jake LaMarca and Jeffrey Goltz. Having worked some clubs and ran a room or two, I was anxious to get their take on things. Unfortunately, I was doing a...

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Trouble Writing Scripts?

Script writing seems to be the bain of most ventriloquists. Do you have trouble writing scripts? "I don’t know what to write." "I never have any good ideas." "I’m not funny." "Can’t I just use some jokes out of joke books?" Chances are, at some point you may have sat...

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Another New Year’s Eve

"It's just another New Year's Eve, Another night like all the rest, It's just another New Year's Eve, Let's make it the best ..." Those are the words from a Barry Manilow song. Didn't have to look it up. I know it by heart. I am such a loser. ...

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Trivia For Ventriloquists

Trivia For Ventriloquists

How well do you know your ventriloquism history? Today we've got a short 10 question quiz for you to test your knowledge. It is just for fun, so no pressure. You are the only one who will know - unless you share your results with the world. In fact, after...

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Tips On How To Be Discovered

I received an email asking if I could offer some tips to help someone be "discovered." First, I was thinking, you should probably ask someone who was discovered. But then again, I do know the answer. So today I will share the secret of: How to be...

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10 Script Ideas You Can Use

10 Script Ideas You Can Use

Having trouble coming up with a script? Do you need funny jokes? In this article: I am going to share 10 script ideasyou can use to create your own material. With the focus on creating original material, it can be tough for the part time ventriloquist or...

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7 People Every Ventriloquist Should Follow

If you've been doing ventriloquism for awhile, you probably already know the names. You may know the blogs or their projects and you may already follow them. If you don't, you should. And if you are new to the art, these are some of the people you'll definitely want...

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Why Am I Being Logged Off?

Why Am I Being Logged Off?

Software is a pain when it doesn't work right! The Internet doesn't always help. Websites use lots of software on servers that use more software and they all have to talk with your computer which uses different software. Recently something changed - and I...

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How To Showcase Your Act

How To Showcase Your Act

When I was younger I hated showcases. I'd get asked to perform in one and end up getting the shaft. By that, I mean they were basically free shows for the audiences. I didn't see any value in showcasing. To me they were glorified free entertainment. "I'm a...

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Don’t Rest On Your Laurels …

Don’t Rest On Your Laurels …

Have you ever heard the term: Don't Rest On Your Laurels. Resting on your laurels means you get complacent. Lazy. You bask in past successes rather than continue to achieve. I Googled the term as I was writing this article. As often as I have heard it, and...

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