COMEDY THEORY

Alternative Comedy – What is it?

September 19, 2008

Perhaps the most overused phase in comedy today is “alternative comedy”. Most comedians, big and small define themselves as alternative comedians.  But with all these alternative comedians you can’t help but ask, alternative to what? This week we try to define alternative comedy.  Are comedians really overusing it?  Is today’s alternative comedy tomorrow’s mainstream comedy?  […]

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Live versus Taped?

August 31, 2008

Have you ever seen a comic perform live and thought they were great then saw them on TV and felt like you were watching a completely different performer. There are just some people and some things that only work live. This week we look at what may be the cause of that. What works for […]

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Comedy Flow Chart

August 29, 2008

The Apiary has posted a very helpful Comedy Flowchart, combining two of my passions, comedy and charts that flow. http://www.theapiary.org/archives/2008/08/to_everyone_who.html

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