About Dan Nainan

Dan Nainan got his start by taking a comedy class to get over the nervousness of speaking on stage. In his job as a demo engineer with Intel Corporation, Dan toured the world with CEO Andy Grove, demonstrating the latest technology for audiences numbering into the thousands. After leaving Intel to pursue comedy full time, Dan has toured as a feature act with Robert Schimmel and Russell Peters. Dan has appeared on network television including "Last Comic Standing" as well as in feature films, on radio and in an Apple "Get a Mac" commercial, and he performed for Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida. He has performed at TED India, at a Toastmasters International convention, and he recently performed on the Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon live from Las Vegas. Note to readers: This eBook is a how-to guide for breaking into the world of stand-up comedy. Co-authored by stand-up comedian, Dan Nainan, and stand-up journalist, Grace DeVoll, the eBook features first-person recollections from Dan's career in the comedy industry. Dan's anecdotes are marked in italics at the beginning of each chapter. The remainder of the eBook contains expert narrative on methods and practices that anyone can use to start off their stand-up comedy career.

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