Spit Takes by Stephany Folsom

A “Spit-take” is a comic technique in which someone spits a beverage out of his or her mouth when he or she reacts to a statement. “Spit-Takes” is where TV, film and web writer Stephany Folsom shares how to navigate the funny business of comedy writing. She uses a lot of naughty language, and can most likely be found making up stuff for a living in Los Angeles.

Spit Takes: Writing Short and Funny for the Internet

Given that I’ve written material for some of the biggest players on the Internet, I’d like to impart some advice on what it takes to write a successful web video. Keep in mind that I’m not talking about writing a web series. I’m talking about writing those short videos you see...