Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. Dropping the mic is harder.
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The fifth item in our series? A microphone.
Professional: Harrison Greenbaum, stand up comedian based in New York City.
Pro Tool: Shure 58 microphone.
Why it’s a Pro Tool: “We have our microphone stand, our microphone, maybe a stool with some water. It’s the only thing we have to use and it’s how [the audience] is hearing us. If it doesn’t work, the whole thing is off.”
Greenbaum explains how to drop the mic like a professional:
Greenbaum explains how comedians use the mic, stand, and stool to punctuate their performances:
Chris Rock demonstrates the mic drop:
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