how to write comedy

Understanding Comedy Writing with Writer David Misch

On February 23rd at 2 PM, The Writers Store presents a seminar by David Misch (Mork and Mindy, Saturday Night Live, The Muppets Take Manhattan; comedy courses at USC and UCLA; Funny: The Book / Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comedy) called Understanding Comedy: The Rules. We asked David to sit down for...

Dialing Up the Darkness

In our book, Show Me The Funny: At The Writers Table With Hollywood’s Top Comedy Writers we asked twenty-seven comedy writers to take a generic premise we created and develop it. We told them there were no limits, no rules and no boundaries. We worried that they would duplicate each other…it’d be like the...