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New Ranking: Twelve Types Of Joke Structure

This essay discusses twelve types of joke structures. These structures are common patterns that I've noticed among popular jokes. In each case I included examples and how to best utilize each type of structure while avoiding its pitfalls. In case you're wondering, this list doesn't mean there aren't a hundred other ways to construct a joke. These are simply twelve of the most common. They include: Redefinition & Retitling Definition Through Obvious Exclusion Statistical Analysis Inappropriate Suggestions For Personal Safety Not Using Euphemisms Where Appropriate Bringing Euphemisms Home Underplaying Damages With Understatements Overplaying Damages To Get Your Way Analyzing Errors In Sentence Structure Inappropriate Personal Settings Logical Mismatch Asking The Obvious Questions It's not important that... [Read Entire Article]

Posted July 0, 2003 by Shayne Michael under Writing

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Comedian Headshot.Janeane Garofalo was born on September 28th, 1964. She is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and political activist well known for her brief stint with Saturday Night Live. Garofalo describes herself as a pessimist and often joked: "The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth” Garofalo was born in Newton, New Jersey. Her mother died of cancer when Garofalo was only 24. She grew up in Ontario, California, Madison, New Jersey; and Katy, and Texas where she graduated from James E. Taylor High School. While studying history in Providence, Garofalo entered a comedy talent search sponsored by Showtime. In doing so, she was named the Funniest Person in Rhode Island. After she graduated college with degrees in history and American studies, she worked as a bike messenger, a shoe salesperson, a waitress and temp secretary as she strugg... [Read Entire Bio]

Posted 10/31/14 by Shayne Michael under comic actor

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