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How to be funny : discovering the comic you

Author: Steve Allen; Jane Wollman
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1998.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000.
How to be funny.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1998
(OCoLC)762696184
Named Person: Steve Allen; Steve Allen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Allen; Jane Wollman
ISBN: 1573922064 9781573922067
OCLC Number: 38079243
Notes: Rev. pbk. ed. of: How to be funny. 1992.
Description: xv, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Your gift for funniness --
What is funniness? --
Constructing jokes by formula --
Instantaneous ad-lib --
Enriching the script with ad-libs --
Ad-libbing offstage --
Writing monologues, sketches and comic essays --
Creating television satire --
Satire in print --
Performing stand-up comedy --
Doing characterizations --
Television talk show comedy --
Uninhibited approach to TV comedy and talk --
How to sell jokes.
Responsibility: Steve Allen with Jane Wollman foreword by Bill Maher.

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