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New Ranking: Editing Jokes 2/2: Consistent Characters

Writing about yourself usually starts with writing about how you look and feel. Editing starts when you have how you look and how you feel down pat. Writing about secondary characters also begins with the same, simple physical observations. Where should you start editing the other characters in your act? Don't start by editing the jokes. Edit the characters themselves. Make them believable. Bring them to life by asking yourself questions. Do the characters make sense? Do the images flow logically from the jokes the characters deliver? For instance, if one character is getting dates left and right, yet your audience is visualizing a poorly dressed slob, something is wrong. Start with the following questions: What type of character is this: Real, fictional, or a composite? What is the person's name? How do they look? Are they fat, slim, or athletic? How ... [Read Entire Article]

Posted March 0, 2003 by Shayne Michael under Editing Jokes

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Comedian Headshot.Jonathan Winters was born Jonathan Harshman Winters III on November 11th, 1925 in Dayton Ohio. He is a descendent of Valentine Winters, founder of the Winters National Bank in Dayton, now part of JP Morgan Chase. Winters is best known as an America stand-up comedian, character actor and improvisational artist who Robin Williams lists as his biggest influence of all time. Winters father was a banker who slipped into alcoholism during the Great Depression. His parents divorced in 1932 while Winters was only 11 years old. After he and his mother then moved to Springfield, his mother remarried and became a radio personality. By his own descriptions, Winters childhood involved bouncing back and forth between divorced parents. He described his alcoholic father as occasionally monstrous and his mother as an attention-seeker who always wanted the spotlight to focus on her. After atten... [Read Entire Bio]

Posted 07/29/15 by Shayne Michael under comic actor

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