Wordplay in comedy is ‘hack!"
If you believed some comedians in this industry, you might think that statement is true.
If someone said that to me today, I would tell them that one of the most memorable comedy bits in all of comedy is George Carlin’s "Seven Words You Can’t Say On T.V."
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As you might already know about me, I’m a huge fan of Jerry Seinfeld. I studied him when I was first starting comedy right alongside two of my other heroes, George Carlin and Richard Pryor.
I know, what an interesting juxtaposition! Carlin, Seinfeld, Pryor. Considering that combination you’d think my . . . → Read More: How to Write A Joke – Jerry Seinfeld Style
You really want to know what’s funny? How ‘bout some obscure blogger, (Me!), trying to write an article entitled “What is Funny?!”
Funny is such a subjective term.
How is anyone going to write about how to be funny? It’s almost like trying to definitively answer, “Who is God?” Or “What is . . . → Read More: What Is Funny?
Got an email from someone and I thought it would be best addressed in my comedy-blog. Read on:
"I have a question which has been messing with me when writing my premise or setup. i find myself trying to produce material before wednesday which are the best nights in florida for open mics. my . . . → Read More: Comedy Class | Don’t Use ‘I’ or ‘Me’?
I got an email from a person interested in doing stand up comedy and he saw my How To Write Comedy video online. In the video I take a headline right from Yahoo News and I write 15 jokes in about 30 minutes using what I call the listing technique.
The gentleman understood . . . → Read More: 3 Key Mistakes in Writing Jokes