Comedy by the Numbers: The 169 Secrets of Humor and Popularity

Comedy by the Numbers: The 169 Secrets of Humor and Popularity


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This book is perfect for people who are funny and for those who aren't funny (thus it is marketable to 100 percentof the population). As we all know, true creativity comes from simple formulas and the memorization of data. This new bible makes the secrets of comedy accessible, not only to those funny few among us, but also to those who might not have the ability or talent to be funny. One no longer need worry about originality— just find the right comedy number and apply as needed... and then you're on your way to POPULARITYVILLE!© Comedy by the Numbers is a NEARLY comprehensive list of all comedy characters, bits, scenarios, sketches, skits, shtick, and much more. (We say nearly because we want to leave room for Volume 2.) Included arespecial hints, tips, and unboring comedy history.Comedy by the Numbers is the brainchild of Prof. Eric Hoffman (Mr. Show)and Dr. Gary Rudoren (Annoyance Theatre)— AND features loads of comedy fun facts that you can memorize and use to impress people at parties!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932416756
Publisher: McSweeney's Publishing
Publication date: 05/04/2007
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 690,764
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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