The funny comes from your negative opinions.
In my previous blog, Comedy Classes in Your Mind – Lesson 2: Be Aware of the Details, I asked you to play a game where you notice the details of all of things you take for granted. In this blog, Comedy Classes in Your Mind – Lesson 3: Investigate Things You Dislike, I’ll ask you to put yourself into situations you find deplorable to hone your negative opinions.
Comedy Classes in Your Mind - Lesson 3: Investigate Things You Dislike
Comedians’ jokes are based on telling the audience what’s wrong with the world. So, you need to get to know all the things you’d normally avoid. Know thy enemy. Everything you find upsetting is a potential premise for material. Instead of avoiding unpleasan
The funny is in the details.
In my previous blog, Comedy Classes in Your Mind – Lesson 1: Notice What Others Miss, I discussed how you need to recognize all the idioms that you hear all the time, but don’t really know what they mean. In this blog, Comedy Classes in Your Mind – Lesson 2: Be Aware of the Comedy Details, I’ll ask you to play a game that makes you aware of objects and the details within them.
Comedy Classes in Your Mind - Lesson 2: Be Aware of the Comedy Details
Every day, in your environment, you’re bombarded by millions of details you need to pay attention to. Do you look at the architecture of every building you walk into? Do you study the logos of the produc
Bend your mind with the skills of being funny.
In this blog, FunnyPeople Notice What Others Miss, I’ll introduce the concept of how to create comedy classes in your mind so you can think like funny people.
Funny people write comedy about everything. Great funny people are voraciously curious and aware of everything. To find original material, funny people investigate their own psychology and honest opinions about world around them. The average person is living in their head…and it’s sublet.
To help you create the mental habits of funny people, I’ll offer a series of games you can play on and off during the day. Only through continual practice do these games become mental habits. The more you play, the more you’ll find excellent ideas for writing comedy.