Humor Writing: Write Funny for the Internet

Mike Lacher, Humorist, Writer, Developer

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8 Lessons (1h 2m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:28
    • 2. Introduction

      5:34
    • 3. Finding Funny Ideas

      9:18
    • 4. Finding Funny Points of View

      9:38
    • 5. Writing "I'm Comic Sans"

      15:45
    • 6. Editing: Structure

      5:57
    • 7. Revision: Style

      8:57
    • 8. Sharing Work

      5:14
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About This Class

Nothing loves a good joke more than the Internet. In this 60-min class from humorist Mike Lacher, learn how to write your own short and funny piece in the style of McSweeney's.

You'll learn how to find a funny idea, transform it with a fresh point of view, write a rapid draft, and then revise your jokes for structure and style. Throughout the short lessons, Mike uses one of his most famous pieces, I'm Comic Sans, to illuminate every concept and show us how true comedy gets written.

It's a perfect class for everyone interested in writing, language, and grabbing attention. Don't we all just want to make 'em laugh?