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  • Anatomy of Humor Writing
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Anatomy of Humor Writing ELIZABETH JAYNE LIU, Flourish in Progress, @elizabethjliu GEORGIA GETZ, i am bossy, @BOSSY KRISTA BURTON, Effing Dykes, @effingdykesblog PANELISTS MODERATOR PAT DUNNIGAN, Suburban Kamikaze, @pmdunnigan
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Elizabeth swears by this method. Elizabeth swears a lot.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Top Ten Tips To Tighter Tumor: a Bossy Tutorial Tip Number One: Tumors arent funny. Even if you meant Humor, but were going with the whole T theme. Tip Number Two: Select a title reflective of the humor within. Except in this case. Hope the humor within is better than the title.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Three: Have a willingness to kill the jokes that arent working. As an alternative, defend those jokes that arent working, telling yourself its because no one else is smart enough to get them.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number D: Go for the unexpected. For instance, changing numbers to letters when making long lists in power point presentations for BlogHer sessions entitled How To Write Humor While Mustering Few Actual Laughs. Tip Number E5: Specific is funnier than general.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number E5A: Be relentless. Tip Number E5Aa: Then be relentlesser. Tip Number E5Ab: Dont ever never ever make up words. And while youre at it, dont read your own slides out loud. Tip Number E5B: Breakethith rules.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Six: Honesty is funny.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Seven: So is lying.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Eight: Set up the joke. For instance, did I ever tell you about the time I had really bad handwriting my entire life?
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Nine: Ingoatgroupy is funny. Oh sorry, incongruity is funny. I couldnt read my computer screen due to my preexisting medical condition known as Bad Handwriting. Tip Number Ten: Embrace the running gag.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Eleven: Dont gag while running. Tip Number Eleven, Plus One Bonus Tip, Minus A More Useful Tip: Even math can be funny. Tip Number Elebenty-seben: Unless you are a mathematician.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Twelve: Things are funnier when listed in threes. Take this power point presentation! Its informative, easy to understand, lacking cool graphics, and too long! Tip Number Fourteen: Lists of four arent as funny. Tip Number Thirteen: Neither is skipping the number thirteen.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Fifteen: Beware other influences that arent your genuine voice. Turn off your computer, put down that book! Tip Number Sixteen: Turn that computer back on! Pick up that book! No one can write humor without references. And references are collected by knowing whats going on.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tip Number Seventeen Is The New Tip Number Ten: Dont try too hard. For instance, dont list seventeen tips when ten is eleven tips too many. The End
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required At Suburban Kamikaze, we have distilled the entire process into a cocktail recipe a flow chart.
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  • #BH13Humor INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Anatomy of Humor Writing ELIZABETH JAYNE LIU, Flourish in Progress, @elizabethjliu GEORGIA GETZ, i am bossy, @BOSSY KRISTA BURTON, Effing Dykes, @effingdykesblog PANELISTS MODERATOR PAT DUNNIGAN, Suburban Kamikaze, @pmdunnigan
  • BlogHer is a snake meal of ideas in a wonton wrapper of love. Afterwards you need a 2- day nap, then it nourishes you for a year. @debontherocks