Delivering Humor — Let There Be Light

Humor Power

Does humor play best with the lights up…or with the lights down? You have two areas of concern for lighting. First, the lighting for the stage or the performance area. And second, the lighting for the audience area. We also need to recognize that sometimes you can control the lighting, sometimes you can’t. For example, if you’re performing in a comedy club, it’s unlikely you’ll have much control over the lights.

Chasing Celebrity: Not so fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, too many human beings melt under the stage lights. I watch bemused a former client, a Millennial, chasing celebrity.  Earlier this month he was on a business progam on television.

Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges! Guest post by Lee Potts

Speak Schmeak

I was also responsible for giving each of them a quick visual check before they took the stage. The badges needed to come off because the stage lighting tended to reflect off the plastic holders and the flashing could be distracting for the audience.

Lady Gaga Gave Us a Valentine’s Day Gift at the Grammy’s

DeFinis Communications

Spellbinding costumes, staging, lights, and an incredible corps of dancers commanded the stage, leaving me more breathless than the performers. I admit that I had never seen Lady Gaga speak until last night when I tuned in to 60 Minutes.

OK, You’re Good, But What’s In It For Them?

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Handwriting and stage lights don’t mix, and “A leading expert on hedge funds” will turn into “A leering waxer of hedgehogs.”. Well, hello! Have I mentioned how great I am at pretty much everything? Talented. Sophisticated. Charming. And devilishly good looking as well.

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

Getting up on stage and speaking is a difficult and demanding thing to do. It’s also hard to know how what you are doing up there on stage is perceived by the audience. Malcolm Matson, OPLAN Foundation, on stage at eComm2009 / ©2009 James Duncan Davidson Please deliver your speech to the crowd, not the screen. This was directed at those speakers that pace from one end of the stage and back to the other at rather high speed. Stages have edges.