September 2, 2006

Rapid implementation of comedic content

Q. How can I learn to deliver the ultimate one-liner?
– S in Austin

A. The trick to nailing a great one-liner is being willing to throw out lots of awful ones. It's like brainstorming - there are no bad ideas. In other words, don’t edit yourself. When you throw out the perfect snappy quip, everyone will forget the 20 previous inane, nonsensical comments you made.

1 comment:

  1. As significant others we often bear the brunt of the lines that bomb. But we love our little "comedian" that we'll endure it. So, I say practice with your partner - and drop your one-liners with them, too!