In the article, the author discusses the various lessons that could be learned from a performance of a stand-up comedian which can be used for library instruction. The four lessons include knowing how to read an audience, diversifying one's teaching methods, and relating on a personal level. It features the works of comedian and entertainer Joan Rivers as example.
Tewell, Eamon, "What Stand-Up Comedians Teach Us About Library Instruction" (2014). Brooklyn Library Faculty Publications. 1.