Let’s Find Out What You REALLY Know About Punchlines

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laughing2Just about anyone past the 6th grade can tell you that a punchline is the funny part of a joke.

And you don’t have to be a comedian to know that a punchline contains an unexpected element of surprise.

But here’s the big question…

How does knowing that information help any comedian produce punchlines in their stand-up comedy material that will actually work to get laughs? The reason that I ask is because…
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Still Trying To Figure Out How To “Write” Punchlines Out Of Thin Air? Now That’s Funny

If you found this article as a result of looking for information on how to write punchlines, answer this important question before you continue:

How did you write punchlines that generated laughs before you started looking for information about writing punchlines?

I ask because if you have used (and are using) your sense of humor and comedy talent to cause others to laugh in common, everyday conversations — then you have already been producing and delivering powerful punchlines that have worked to get laughs for years. Continue reading

Completely Unusable Information About How To Write Funny Punchlines

trash1I was surfing online, looking for information on how to write a punchline when I came across an article from eHow.com called “How To Write A Punchline” — supposedly for those who want to know how to be a stand-up comedian.

There were 5 points presented, all of which were generic at best and accurate in a general way, but tip #4 for how to write a punchline actually made me laugh out loud: Continue reading