Friday, December 08, 2006

Alexandra Billings on Funny

Comedy has a distinct rhythm. Comedy is much like music. It has a string section, a percussion section, and a libretto. It must be followed. It must be adhered to. If a joke is going along, and there’s a bump in the road, whose ever driving better be one of those generous musicians that’s able to sight read and know what a rest is. That way, they can fake it, still in the correct stanza, and allow their partner to pick it back up until they meet at the end of the same measure.
Comedy is that particular
(from Stillettos and Sneakers).

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