Lesson Description

In this video, Jerry Corley shows you how to go beyond the headline to find the joke in the news.

So many news stories on the internet are served up with a "clickbait" style headline. This doesn't help us as current event joke writers.

So I've done a little video tutorial to show you how to go beyond the clickbait headline and find the joke.


Find at least 3 news stories this week where the headline interests you, but is not yet in the right form to be used as a setup line for a joke.

Be patient, at first this exercise may frustrate you, but you will become more efficient with it the more you practice it.