Joking On the Web

Jokes abound on the web. . . No this isn’t about stealing jokes from websites and putting them into your speech. That’s called. . .stealing jokes. This is about using resources on the web to find your set-up lines so that you can create the jokes. Here’s one funny and...

Political Humor

I chatted on this comedy blog infrequently in the past couple of months. .  .okay not at all. I’ve been in the middle of some comedy projects that are exciting but taking more focus than I can handle. So for funny this week, I thought with all the politics going...

Comedy Writing Tips From a Comedy Writing Pro

I can’t remember how I met Phil Perrier, probably through my buddy Frank King, but Phil and I have been friends for a long time, and he really is one of the best joke writers in the business. I’ve referred people to him over the years to spruce up their material, and...

Five (Of The Many) Reasons Jon Stewart Is Funny

Jon Stewart’s announcement that he’s moving on from the Daily Show was hard to hear, because he really built up the show and created a HUGE following. He got people to actually enjoy the news – that’s tough. I got to work with him 17 years ago, when he first started...