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The Comic Toolbox How to Be Funny Even If You're Not
by John Vorhaus




Overview -
The Comic Toolbox is a straightforward, often humorous, workbook approach to creative problem solving. Vorhaus offers writers and comics, the tools of the trade -- "clash of context", "tension and release", "the law of comic opposites", "the wildly inappropriate response", and more. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain -- the essence of the comic situation -- and that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy -- kill your ferocious editor within and rich, useful comic ideas will flow.

"A funny idea is worthless until you understand the mechanics of its construction and execution. Meet Mr. Goodwrench". -- Russ Woody, Producer, Murphy Brown

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Overview

The Comic Toolbox is a straightforward, often humorous, workbook approach to creative problem solving. Vorhaus offers writers and comics, the tools of the trade -- "clash of context", "tension and release", "the law of comic opposites", "the wildly inappropriate response", and more. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain -- the essence of the comic situation -- and that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy -- kill your ferocious editor within and rich, useful comic ideas will flow.

"A funny idea is worthless until you understand the mechanics of its construction and execution. Meet Mr. Goodwrench". -- Russ Woody, Producer, Murphy Brown

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781879505216
  • ISBN-10: 1879505215
  • Publisher: Silman-James Press
  • Publish Date: July 1994
  • Page Count: 191
  • Dimensions: 8.87 x 6.18 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.74 pounds


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