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The Best App Out There For Comedy Writers

Pitch is the worlds best (only?) comedy writing app. Anyone can read jokes, but writers must be invited. ‘Pitch’ is a comedy writing app ideally for freelancers. It’s like a digital room where comedy writers could collaborate and work together. It launched last July at Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal and …

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Comedy Tips: Simon Pegg On Writing Hot Fuzz

If you’ve ever thought about writing a comedy here is an insight into how the process works.  Here is Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright talking about writing Hot Fuzz. They discuss brainstorming, avoiding distractions and the power of the flip chart. This is a great insight into their creative process, and …

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Comedy Tip: How Louis CK Tells A Joke

The Nerdwriter is a weekly video essay series that puts ideas to work. In this episode he talks us through the technique in which Louis CK creates and performs his jokes. The video goes through one of his jokes about monopoly beat by beat and explores how the comedian constructs …

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