humor

Posted by on Sep 25, 2009 in Christmas Story, comedy, humor, writing | 0 comments

Writing Humor When I was asked the other day about humor writing, my clever answer was something along the lines of “I dunno.” Humor is one of those hard to define things, like beauty or a great song, or Quentin Tarantino movies. We all know it when it works and when it doesn’t. It’s highly personal. Completely subjective. And it evolves throughout our life. What makes you laugh? Puns and clever wordplay? Slapstick? Incongruent situations? Sarcasm? Derogatory or non-politically correct humor? Probably any of them might make you laugh, or none of them. Depending on how it’s done. So here’s a...

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