Wanna learn what makes Daniel Tosh tick? Some people just think he's an arrogant A-hole. But there's more to Tosh than meets the eye. Take a look at this deconstruction of an 8-minute of Tosh's special "Happy Thoughts" and learn exactly the tools Tosh uses to get laughs.
I see a ton of comedians that get up on stage night after night at the mics and they wander through their like an old guy pullin' an oxygen tank in a Vegas casino.
Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" is just finishing its first week and it has been an experience in engaging entertainment. Fallon has found that "something" that the show has
There seems to be a misconception out there when it comes to theories behind developing and writing comedy. One of the most popularly espoused by many comedy instructors is: your comedy
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:" REALLY? Bill Burr has
Okay, okay, you've talked me into it. After all the emails, I'm now going to start to dedicate some of the space on this blog for non-comedians; a place where the
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
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
Hmmm? What's that you say? Tell the truth? Why do I need to waste my time telling the truth when I'm busy trying to be funny? One of