COMEDY TECHNIQUE â€“ COMPARE & CONTRAST
Writing Comedy does not need to be a mystery..
How many times have you sat down and stared at a blank page or a blank computer screen trying to find something funny to write?
Discovering how to write comedy on a regular, routine basis . . . → Read More: Learning How to Write Comedy Doesn’t Need to Be A Mystery
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 down his demographic . . . → Read More: How to Write Comedy Like Bill Burr
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 trouble . . . → 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 today . . . → 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 jokes . . . → Read More: How to Write A Joke – Jerry Seinfeld Style