By Robert Orben
There is not any higher, swifter, or better option to succeed in out and seize an audience's cognizance than the adroit use of humor. An apt, well-timed comic story can soothe the antagonistic, concentration the fed up, and the spur at the enthusiastic.
In this most modern assortment from Robert Orben, grasp of the one-liner and fountain of humor for the good television and stand-up comics, are collected over 2500 brief, appropriate, and sharp laugh-getters which could simply be further to speeches, lectures, displays, or informal dialog. prepared into numerous hundred different types for ease in choice, the subject material is topical--ranging from acupuncture and pollution to women's liberation and X-rated video clips. lots of the jokes are one-liners that flow with a snap and a sizzle that anecdotes and long tales lack.
Here you can find openings and closings for speeches, plus random and particular remark important to someone who has ever been referred to as upon to "say a number of words." a wonderful software for audio system, writers, and performers, Mr. Orben's most up-to-date ebook also will supply hours of laugh-filled studying for everyone.
Note from the uploader: those jokes should not humorous.
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HERE'S WHAT YOU DO FOR THIS WORKOUT 1. Compile a list often puns, from your memory, from your reading, from dedicated research, or wherever. 2. Commit your list to paper and study and analyze the clever use of language in the pun. HERE'S WHAT THIS WORKOUT WILL DO FOR YOU In searching for puns you like, you'll gain an appreciation of how language can be used in comedy. "Vfou'll see different ways to create puns, and how you, as a writer, can use language cleverly. HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES One wit in England claimed that he could ad-lib a pun on any subject.
I designed the questions with an eye towards the humor content. " "I suppose so. " Then I felt that there's nothing wrong with going to Heaven for a two'week vacation and then coming back to this life, so I tried to find a question that led to a funnier picture. That's when I settled for the "cremation" set'up. Obviously, in the previous workout we didn't have that luxury. So, go at this workout with some creativity, and stick with it. Have fun doing it, too. WORKING WITH ALTERNATE MEANINGS 63 WORKOUT 6C "101 Tom Swifties" When you read the requirements for completing this workout, you'll think I've gone masochistic.
Naturally, a photograph of such a tragedy wouldn't look like that. That's the magic of cartooning. In the previous workout you captioned actual photos; in this one, you'll caption cartoons. The straight line you have to work with—the drawing—can be wackier, more bizarre. HERE'S WHAT YOU DO FOR THIS WORKOUT 1. Collect 25 cartoons that have drawings that you feel lend themselves to good comedy Discard the caption that is on them. If you prefer, you could have someone else collect interesting cartoons for you and discard the captions before you see them.
2500 Jokes to Start 'Em Laughing by Robert Orben