You re Lucky You re Funny

You come in and you're behind his desk. That's weird, right? Oh, by the way, heavy metal music is playing loudly on his stereo. And they don't shut it off for the meeting. It's really very loud. Mr. Letterman says, “Have a seat.

Author: Phil Rosenthal

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101043189

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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The creator and executive producer of Everybody Loves Raymond, on how to make a sitcom classic and keep laughing This laugh-out-loud memoir takes readers backstage and inside the writers’ room of one of America’s best-loved shows. With more than 17 million viewers and more than seventy Emmy nominations—including two wins for best comedy—Everybody Loves Raymond reigned supreme in television comedy for almost a decade. Phil Rosenthal was there at the beginning. United by a shared lifetime of family dysfunction, he and Ray Romano found endless material to keep the show fresh and funny for its entire run. Alongside hilarious anecdotes from the series and his own career misadventures prior to working on the show, Rosenthal provides an enlightening and entertaining look at how sitcoms are written and characters developed. You’re Lucky You’re Funny is an inspiration to aspiring creators of comedy and a must read for the show’s millions of devoted fans.

So You Think You re Funny

(Sometimes going the OPPOSITE way will create irony, sound funny, and engage the audience.) Look at the list you've created and find the funniest scenario. That's your premise. Now, create the set-up: “Imagine if.

Author: David Membrila


ISBN: 9781456638740

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

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A comprehensive guide to writing funny, specifically geared toward middle/high school students, adults, teachers, pastors, motivational speakers, wanna be comics, and amateur/semi-professional comedians.

You re Funny You Should Be A Comedian

If you comprehend what is ahead in this book, and follow it, I guarantee your life will change in very strange ways. Standup comedy is, if nothing else, a life altering adventure from your first showcase until the end of your career.

Author: Jerry Mabbott


ISBN: 9781300043003



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Funny Things Can Happen on Your Way through the Bible Volume 2

If you're looking for funny-jocular—as in jokes featuring generic irony or the recreational, practical, mischievous, and even malicious subtypes of the genre—there's the tale of Tamar and Judah (Genesis 38:11– 30) or, ...

Author: Charles D. Barrett

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781620329078

Category: Religion

Page: 298

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"In these meditations upon Scripture, the author quickly, lightly opens up the sacred text to us in a way that--to my knowledge--has never been attempted in the entire history of the Christian faith. Through irony, pun, parody, spoof, and joke he reads Scripture with tongue in cheek, a rhyme in his pen, and a smile on his face. If you ever wondered what the Bible would sound like if it were written by Ogden Nash (and who hasn't?), here it is, Charlie Barrett's religious rhymes."--William H. Willimon, acclaimed author and Dean of the Chapel emeritus, Duke University

Welcome to Your Funny World of Saturn

Strange, isn't it? It's not until you begin to think on it, that your fear of broadening your knowledge and horizons come to light in a crazy way. You can feel safe in the knowledge you are safe within the confines of your home, ...

Author: Ron S. King


ISBN: 9781847533227

Category: Humor

Page: 256

View: 448


This is a book which explains the mysticism of the planet Saturn and its connection to our behaviour from birth. It is an exercise in fun and explains how, with understanding, one can lighten up the life.

Jolly Humor to Tickle Your Funny Bone

F.D.R.: “Well, I found one situation more funny that embarrassing. As I was going to the podium at the Democratic Convention in 1936—with my speech in hand—I suddenly found my left leg brace snapping out of place.

Author: Buddy Webb

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781524684891

Category: Humor

Page: 156

View: 399


If you need a smile, giggle, or belly laugh, this is the book for you. Betty White would love it. Dedicated to Peter Pan, it is filled with delightful funny pieces of the human condition. You not only will get a chuckle from the pieces but also get some giggles from the sketches of odd characters and the limericks they share. Children love to smile when they are photographed because they feel special.

Great Funny Quotes Sweeten Your Life with Laughter

Then a strange thing happens. If you make it over 100 you become a kid again. “I'm 104. And a half!” — Larry Miller Ask any woman her age, and nine times out of ten she'll guess wrong. — Bob Murphy You're seriously concerned when you're ...

Author: David Young

Publisher: David Young


Category: Humor

Page: 266

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"We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh," according to philosopher and psychologist William James. Great Funny Quotes gives you 2,335 reasons to laugh and be happy. Stressed at work? Burnt out from taking care of the kids? Overwhelmed by family, financial or health problems? Regardless of your situation, this hilarious book will give you an instant vacation, a chance to relax, renew your spirit and gain a fresh perspective - so vital to overcoming life's toughest challenges. Or maybe you've lost your joy. If so, this book can help you too. As Josh Billings said, "Laughter is the fireworks of the soul." So relax and enjoy Great Funny Quotes, and sweeten your life with laughter.

Sports Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Fold a sheet of white paper in half, and then in half in the other direction, to make the cover and inside of your joke book. 2. Remember jokes you've heard, copy your favorites from this book or other books, or create your own silly ...

Author: Stew Thornley

Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781464503191

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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What's the largest gem in the world? A baseball diamond. Entertain your readers with more jokes, limericks, riddles, tongue twisters, and fun facts about different sports. A fun joke activity is included.

Weird Science Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

When something tastes good, thank your taste buds. These are tiny cells in your mouth. You have almost 10,000 of them. There are four different kinds of tastes. The salty and sweet buds are near the front of your tongue.

Author: Felicia Lowenstein Niven

Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781464503207

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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"Includes jokes, limericks, knock-knock jokes, tongue twisters, and fun facts about animals, plants, weather, outer space, recycling, and more, and describes how to create your own funny board game"--Provided by publisher.

Ho Ho Ho Christmas Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Silly. Christmas. Card. HERE'S WHAT YOU WILL NEED: • Thick paper (if you want to get fancy, you can buy card stock designed ... usually comes with envelopes) • Colored markers • Glue stick and scissors (optional) • Your sense of humor!

Author: Amelia LaRoche

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766057234

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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How much did Santa pay for his sleigh? Nothing, it was on the house. Author Amelia LaRoche has fun with corny, funny, and silly jokes, limericks, tongue twisters, knock-knock jokes, and fun facts in this book. Readers also discover how to make their own funny Christmas card.