Premise

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Rule of Three, Part II of III
Rule of Three, Part II of III

This is very much a work in progress. ¬†Much like the post “Pun.” this is an exercise in self-reflection and personal analysis of joke writing. It probably isn’t good as advice to start writing jokes; it is written primarily as a tool of self-help. ¬†That said, sharing is good, yeah? The Early Stop ‚Äì Standard […]

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Rule of Three, Part I of III
Rule of Three, Part I of III

This is very much a work in progress. ¬†Much like the post “Pun.” this is an exercise in self-reflection and personal analysis of joke writing. It probably isn’t good as advice to start writing jokes; it is written primarily as a tool of self-help. ¬†That said, sharing is good, yeah? You’ll often hear the ‘rule […]

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Premise.

I recently thought to myself, “I’ve found the greatest list of premises of all time.” ¬†The next thought was, “What makes a great premise?” Side note: How often do you conclude you’re awesomeness prior to establishing any metric to conduct awesomeness measurements? I press on. It seems to help if a premise is relate-able or […]

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Pun.

I keep a journal of everything comedy. Here’s my entry for pun: A pun starts with a premise that provides a descriptive definition or illustrative example of thing X, whereby the context of the definition or example alludes to a well-known meaning; The punchline illuminates the alternate definition. The part of the journal that explored […]