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Common Strategies of Animated Comedy

As an independent filmmaker specializing in animated comedy, I’d like to share my thoughts and observations on how to create projects intended to make people laugh (in a good way). By taking a close look at recent popular shows and movies (i.e. Simpsons, Family Guy, Shrek, etc) I’ve outlined a brief analysis that identifies some of the major strategies of humor used in many of today’s animated television programs and shows, as well as the advantages/disadvantages of implementing them. Just a note before we continue: this article […]

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Improve Comedy for Speakers

Public speaking. For some, the mere thought of getting up in front of a group of people and presenting a speech is more terrifying than heights, snakes, or even death. Imagine how terrified those people would be if they were asked to get in front of an audience and speak with nothing prepared in advance, no script, no speech, no nothing. Sound crazy? Well that is what Improvisational Comedians do every day. Improvisational (or “Improv“) Comedy is a form of theater where a group of actors take […]

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Fact Is Funnier Than Comedy

When I need a chuckle, I try to watch a sitcom or read the funnies. When my need for comedy is greater, then I invest my time in watching a complete movie. But when nothing but the funniest will do, I just observe the so-called real world around me. The fact that this is really happening makes all the weird stuff all the more funny. To begin with, one tends to have a basic expectation of common sense from people. But the word common is misleading, as […]

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Are You Looking for Quality Comedy Entertainment?

Are you looking for quality comedy entertainment? Check out ComedySportz for a great show everyone in your family or group will love. 1. ComedySportz is funny improvisation played as a sport. It is excellent entertainment for people of all ages. 2. Two teams improvise while acting out scenes, games, and songs as they compete for points and laughes from the audience. There are referees who monitor play and the National Anthem is played before every game. The winning team is chosen by the audience who takes a […]

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The Three Stooges Classic Comedy Icons

Ahhhh…The Three Stooges…Classic slapstick comedy and an American tradition. Who hasn’t seen a Stooge classic film short? But, who were these men who brought their caustic brand of physical comedy into our living rooms and theaters? We all know them as Curly, Larry and Moe, but when they first started in1922 they were with a vaudeville act called Ted Healy and his Stooges (which was originally called Ted Healy and his Southern Gentlemen). The ensemble consisted of Ted Healy, brothers Harry Moses Howard (Moe), Samuel Howard (Shemp) […]

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Learn to Comedy Craps Tips and Strategies

Be smart, comedy smart, and apprentice how to comedy craps the appropriate way! Is it accepted or a scam? Let’s booty a look. I doubtable that the angle of dice ascendancy is a big-money industry (perhaps, multi-million dollars annually). You name it and they advertise it: books, tapes, seminars, full-size conveyance craps tables, half-size tables (a.k.a. throwing stations), bung bars, dice, and conveyance grippers. But is it absolute or aloof an busy hoax to blackmail you out of your hard-earned money? The acknowledgment seems so obvious. Sadly, […]

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