Recently I got an e-mail from a guy who said, “Jerry, I’ve been reading your stuff and Bill Burr doesn’t use any of the structures you talk about…”
Bill Burr has quickly become one of my favorite comedians. He’s intelligent. He’s crafty, and the dude is wickedly funny!
He’s narrowed . . . → Read More: How Bill Burr Uses Comedy Structure Too
Having trouble getting inspiration for material?
Of all the questions I get from the writers and comedians I work with, by far the most common relates to inspiration.
“I haven’t ‘felt’ like writing.” or “Sometimes I feel it and sometimes I don’t.”
Do you fit into this category? Do you have . . . → Read More: Inspiring Your Creative Muse with a Regular Routine
So you wake up early today. Maybe you go for a run, maybe you walk the dog, maybe, like me, you’re up early because you have a toddler in the house who wakes you up, because they don’t know that you’ve been up the night before trying to write.
But you feel like . . . → Read More: Writing Funny about Proposition 8
This is cool!
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
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’?