You know, every year people
approach me, hoping to find out how I became so funny. Actually,
it's mostly just Flavin asking, and he usually follows it up with
"and will this help me score the hot chicks?"
Unfortunately, the answer to the first question is that becoming
funny is not unlike being a master of a martial art -- it requires
years of disciplined training, self-improvement, and breaking
cinderblocks with your head, and the answer to the second question
is "no." The technique you're looking for is the related
field of lying your ass off.
One of the
things that many people don't seem to understand about my funny
production, however, is that each and every joke goes through a
long series of checks, balances, and refinements before it can be
passed on to the general public. This process was developed for
the purpose of not getting beat up and getting kicked out of
class, and I find it works about as well as most commercial
and you don't wet the bed without any of the side effects!
any event, every time I think of something funny, I write it down.
Here's some ideas that "just didn't make it."
These are all files that I found in a folder called
"Ideas". I do not promise that they will be funny. I
just offer this as an example of the sheer quality of chaff I