by Angela Bourassa Several weeks ago I had the chance to attend Steve Kaplan’s Comedy Intensive in LA. For those of you who don’t know, Steve is considered the guru of comedy. He has studied comedy for decades, and along the way he has taught at UCLA, NYU, and Yale while also consulting for such... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) [Editor's Note: Steve Kaplan has a Comedy Intensive coming up at the end of January in Los Angeles. Learn more and sign up here!] A scientific study once found that 96% of people think they have an above average or average sense of humor. I think we can all agree that a significant... Continue Reading →
The secret of writing comedy is to know where it's all going, then get ahead of it.
Sometimes, as a comedian, a line will come to you, that is so beautiful, so perfect, that you think: I did not create this line. This line belongs to all of us. Surely this is a line of God.
This new article from Living the Romantic Comedy delves into the writing process that Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumulo went through to get to the funniest possible film.