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BBC - Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny (2015)  

Posted by notbanned at Dec. 27, 2015
BBC - Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny (2015)

BBC - Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2392 Kbps | 57mn 25s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 982 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Documentary looking at the career to date of Peter Kay. Intercut with clips from Peter's television shows and stand-up tours, the programme charts Peter's life in comedy from Bolton schoolboy to award-winning, record-breaking comic, actor, writer and director. An in-depth interview with Peter gives rare insight into his comedy roots and early ambitions, and shares the stories behind the creation and production of TV classics like Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere, Britain's Got the Pop Factor, and Car Share. Contributors include JK Rowling, Paddy McGuinness, Danny Baker, Matt Lucas, Reece Shearsmith, Richard Curtis, Susan Boyle, Cat Deeley, Jason Manford, Dave Spikey, Jo Enright, Ted Robbins, Lucy Speed, Pete Waterman and Rick Astley.

Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain [Repost]  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 25, 2015
Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain [Repost]

Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain: How to Come Up with Jokes for Cartoons and Comic Strips by Chris Hart
English | 31 May 1998 | ISBN: 0823013812 | 160 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

One of the toughest tasks for the cartoonist is the problem of coming up with jokes for their cartoon drawings. For those facing such a challenge, this book offers a course in setting up cartoon gags.

The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not  

Posted by free4magazines at May 27, 2015
The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not

The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not
Language: English | AZW3 / EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1879505215 | 1994 | 191 pages | 0.4 MB / 0.3 MB / 0.4 MB

This is a straightforward, often humorous workbook approach to comedy writing as creative problem-solving. In it, veteran Hollywood comedy writer John Vorhaus offers his tools of the trade to writers, comics, and anyone else who wants to be funny. Among these indispensable tools are Clash of Context, Tension and Release, The Law of Comic Opposites, The Wildly Inappropriate Response, and The Myth of the Last Great Idea. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain (the essence of the comic situation), that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy (kill the ferocious editor within and rich, useful comic ideas will flow), and much more.

Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People  

Posted by ksveta6 at Dec. 31, 2014
Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People

Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People by Matt Hoyle, Mel Brooks
2013 | ISBN: 1452125384 | English | 204 pages | EPUB | 13 MB
The Serious Guide to Joke Writing: How To Say Something Funny About Anything

The Serious Guide to Joke Writing: How To Say Something Funny About Anything
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1907498370 | 2010 | 212 pages | 0.7 MB / 0.8 MB

How To Write Jokes for Fun & Profit This comprehensive joke writing masterclass has been devised for beginners and experienced joke writers alike. The techniques you will learn can be used again and again to write funny and original material for: Stand-up comedy; Speeches; Political satire; Monologues; TV, Stage & radio; Witty articles & blogs; Comedy sketches; Sitcom scripts; Cartoons & Comic-Strips; Business Presentations. You hold in your hands the key to unlocking your inner comedy genius. When you read this book you will discover…

When Jews Were Funny (2013)  

Posted by vivid23 at April 17, 2014
When Jews Were Funny (2013)

When Jews Were Funny (2013)
DVDrip | 720x406 | MKV/x264 @ 1500 Kbps | 88mn | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 481 MB
Genre: Documentary

From the 1930′s to the 1970′s, pretty well every comedian or comic you might see on TV or the movies was Jewish. Jews came to dominate the world of western society comedy on radio, stage and screen alike. Why did Jews dominate comedy in this period And why did that domination end? Were Jews just funnier back then? And if so, did that extend to your average Jew on the street? In this 90 minute documentary acclaimed director Alan Zweig will examine these questions and many others in this exploration of 20th century humour, cultural decay, and a search for a missing heritage.

The Funny Thing Is... by Ellen DeGeneres  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by futon2009 at Jan. 9, 2014
The Funny Thing Is... by Ellen DeGeneres

The Funny Thing Is… by Ellen DeGeneres
Simon & Schuster | 2004 | ISBN: 0743247639 | 192 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays, the #1 bestselling My Point…And I Do Have One, way back in 1996. Not one to rest on her laurels, the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated her life to writing a hilarious new book. That book is this book. More than 50,000 simple, short words arranged in sentences that form paragraphs. Thousands of observations on everyday life – from terrible fashion trends to how to handle seating arrangements for a Sunday brunch with Paula Abdul, Diane Sawyer, and Eminem. All twenty-six letters of the alphabet.

Comic Mnemonics for Spanish Verbs (repost)  

Posted by interes at Nov. 6, 2013
Comic Mnemonics for Spanish Verbs (repost)

Comic Mnemonics for Spanish Verbs by Jim Sarris
English/Spanish | 2004 | ISBN: 0974909637 | PDF | 224 pages | 5,1 Mb

Discover what thousands of kids already know about memorizing verbs… illustrations and funny phrases work!Maybe you use a mnemonic to remember the number of days in each month ("thirty days hath September…"), which way to set your clock at Daylight Savings Time ("spring forward, fall back"), or the order of planets in the solar system ("my very educated mother just served us new potatoes").
Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain: How to Come Up With Jokes for Cartoons and Comic Strips (repost)

Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain: How to Come Up With Jokes for Cartoons and Comic Strips
by Christopher Hart
English | 1998 | ISBN: 0823013812 | 160 pages | PDF | 12.39 MB
The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not (repost)

John Vorhaus, "The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not"
1994 | ISBN: 1879505215 | 191 pages | PDF | 2,5 MB

This is a straightforward, often humorous workbook approach to comedy writing as creative problem-solving. In it, veteran Hollywood comedy writer John Vorhaus offers his tools of the trade to writers, comics, and anyone else who wants to be funny. Among these indispensable tools are Clash of Context, Tension and Release, The Law of Comic Opposites, The Wildly Inappropriate Response, and The Myth of the Last Great Idea. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain (the essence of the comic situation), that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy (kill the ferocious editor within and rich, useful comic ideas will flow), and much more.