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Which was great and I look forward to the rest.
This is an amazing and much more efective analytical tool to have in understanding comedy than just the cliche "it's all in the timing" or "it's about surprises."
The book is almost 300 pages but reads fast and the author puts his own humor and even some call backs in it which makes it interesting as well.
This book provides a pretty decent model in how humor works. It goes without saying but if you're serious about understanding how humor works don't rely on this book alone. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mar
Won't make you laugh. It might make you think. It's the philosophers book on the origins of laughter. Some of it becomes repetitive.Published on March 28, 2013 by Connor Mullaney
This book opened up my eyes to comedic elements that the pros use. My writing has improved immensely. I can now properly analyse and construct professional comedic routines.Published on December 23, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Okay, the truth is I've only read the intro so far. Which was great and I look forward to the rest. But really, I want to work for Dan O'Shannon. Read morePublished on September 19, 2012 by Lou S Borenstein