Humor Writing (and How to Think Like a Funny Person) - Level 1

Adrienne Gusoff, One Woman Creative Cyclone

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8 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Because you can never have to much humor in your life!

    • 2. Man-eating Thesaurus, dictionaries, websites, etc.

    • 3. Plosives, Sibilants and Why Some Words Sound Funnyds of Words

    • 4. Using Your Tools

    • 5. Homos, Heteros and False Friends

    • 6. The topical comic zinger

    • 7. The classic comedy trope

    • 8. A final word...


About This Class

Never mind WD40. Humor is the universal lubricant! A well-told funny story is the perfect entrée into business and social situations. It’s a great way to get noticed on social media. Being able to get potential clients to laugh is the first step into making them actual clients. And with a good quip at the ready, you can diffuse a potentially tense situation. In this class, you’ll learn how to think like a funny person; to see the world from new perspectives. Students will learn a few (of many) humor techniques, and in the end, create a 500-800 word humorous essay.