Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
A mindmap of the use of humor in graphic design.
Sketchbook mind maps of the last two episodes of the Make Em Laugh PBS Series.
Mind maps of the second two episodes of the PBS series on American comedy, MAKE ‘EM LAUGH.
Mind maps of the first two episodes of the PBS series on American comedy, MAKE ‘EM LAUGH.
My best friend and I, when we were young we used to listen to George Carlin cds before we fell asleep. He was our philosopher king.
Mindmap of Steve Martin’s stand-up memoir, BORN STANDING UP.
Julian Gough on the reason so many novels are tragic as opposed to comic, and why it doesn’t have to be that way.
“For me, a signal frustration in trying to read Kafka with college students is that it is next to impossible to get them to see that Kafka is funny…Nor to appreciate the way funniness is bound up with the extraordinary power of his stories. Because, of course, great short stories and great jokes have a […]
If comedy is an escape from anything, it is an escape from illusions. The comic, by using the Voice of Reason, reminds us of our True Reality, and in that moment of recognition, we laugh, and the “reality of the daily grind” is shown for what it really is—unreal…a joke. True comedy turns circles into […]
Nathaniel West on “Miss Lonelyhearts” as a comic strip, and American violence.