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Hidden Tools of Comedy...sample PDF

Hidden Tools of Comedy...sample PDF

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Published by: Michael Wiese Productions on May 24, 2013
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 TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I: UNDERSTANDING COMEDY 
 
CHAPTER 1: THE MYTHS OF COMEDY CHAPTER 2: A COMEDY PERCEPTION TEST CHAPTER 3: THE THEORY OF COMEDY CHAPTER 4: THE COMIC EQUATIONCHAPTER 5: THE HIDDEN TOOLS OF COMEDY 
PART II: THE HIDDEN TOOLS OF COMEDY 
 
CHAPTER 6: TOOL #1 WINNINGCHAPTER 7: TOOL #2 THE NON-HEROCHAPTER 8: TOOL #3 — METAPHORICAL RELATIONSHIPSCHAPTER 9: TOOL #4 — POSITIVE(LY SELFISH) ACTIONCHAPTER 10: TOOL #5 — ACTIVE EMOTIONCHAPTER 11: TOOL #6 — STRAIGHT LINE/WAVY LINE
PART III: THE NON-HERO’S JOURNEY 
 
CHAPTER 12: THE 3,000-YEAR HISTORY OF COMEDY (
IN 15 MINUTES
)CHAPTER 13: TOOL #7 — ARCHETYPE-CASTING—A CHARACTER’S APPROACH TO COMEDY CHAPTER 14: TOOL #8 — THE COMIC PREMISECHAPTER 15: NON-HERO’S JOURNEY—THE COMICPARADIGM
PART IV: NUTS & BOLTS
 
CHAPTER 16: TAKE THESE JOKES, PLEASE!CHAPTER 17: GET ME RE-WRITE! — REVISING YOUR DRAFT CHAPTER 18: WHAT I REALLY WANT TO DO IS DIRECT! AND ACT!
 
 
CHAPTER 19: “YOU’RE A PRODUCER; COME UP WITH SOMETHING!”CHAPTER 20: 20 GREAT COMIC FILMS AND SITCOMS-AND WHA YOU SHOULD LEARN FROM THEMCHAPTER 21: WHEN COMEDY GOES BAD: WHAT TO AVOIDCHAPTER 22: OK, I’VE SAVED A CAT; NOW WHAT?
PART V: THE PUNCHLINE
 
CHAPTER 23: COMEDY FAQCHAPTER 24: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
OR
WHO TO STEAL FROM(
BUT PLEASE, ALWAYS CALL IT HOMAGE!
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