7 steps to become a stand up comedian

as told by Billy Joel
  1. Getting a call from a friend you used to be close with
  2. Tell your friend you can't go on with the America way
  3. Close the shop
  4. Sell the house
  5. Buy a ticket to the west coast
  6. Stop caring what people say anymore this is your life
  7. That's it you're ready to give them a stand up routine in LA