Things Can't Get Worse, But They Can Get Funnier: The Value of Humor in Your Writing
Mary Tyler Moore once said, “You don’t have to be chicken to recognize an egg.” Pontificating on the different forms of comedy and understanding the philosophy of humor has never made anyone funnier. And everyone is very busy. This presentation is just Bob Eckstein's best tips, which he learned from some of the best humorists in the world. This OnDemand webinar will not only teach you how to make your writing funnier, but also how to have more fun writing.
Bob Eckstein is a NY Times bestseller, New Yorker cartoonist, and NYU adjunct professor. He’s been selected Humorist of the Month by the Erma Bombeck Workshop, nominated twice Gag Cartoonist of the Year by National Cartoonist Society. He’s written for The NY Times, The New Yorker, SPY magazine, MAD magazine, McSweeney’s, Reader’s Digest, Points In Case, Playboy, National Lampoon, American Bystander, and many others. His new book is The Complete Book of Cat Names (That Your Cat Won't Answer to, Anyway), published by W.W. Norton & Countrymen Press.