Jim Richardson shares joke writing techniques with interactive online tutorials,
books, tapes, long-distance coaching and writing.
To understand how to write a joke, we must first understand why people laugh.
Fact: the number one element that triggers human laughter is SURPRISE. It's like
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Dec 20, 2012 ... The comedian describes the anatomy of his Pop-Tart joke, still a work in progress
, and shows his longhand writing process. Subscribe on ...
Jun 20, 2014 ... Comedy isn't as respected as other, more “literary” forms of writing, but it's one of
the most unforgiving. We talked to a few of these luminaries to ...
Mar 5, 2015 ... Hit the Twitter. Many hundreds of skilled comedy writers post jokes on Twitter. ...
Write for game shows or for any shows that'll give you a shot.
Sep 22, 2008 ... Most jokes are based on surprise. They take advantage of a confusion of
language, or a twist in logic, or a contradiction of some perceived truth ...
Apr 18, 2015 ... Anyone can write jokes. Well, almost anyone. But if you are writing a sitcom it's
the characters that make it interesting. They have to resonate.
Sep 25, 2014 ... Though if that's the case, why do we get so punk-rock preachy at the idea of a
standup comedian not writing their own jokes? In Judd Apatow's ...
Jun 4, 2015 ... Here's a typical monologue joke: Setup: Senator Bernie Sanders is holding an
official kickoff event for his presidential campaign next week.
Oct 8, 2012 ... In my previous article, How to Write Jokes – Joke Structure Part 7, I defined the
central mechanism of joke structure, the connector. In this article ...