The Comic Toolbox by John VorhausThe Comic Toolbox by John Vorhaus

The Comic Toolbox

byJohn Vorhaus

Paperback | June 2, 1999

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The Comic Toolbox is a straightforward, often humorous workbook approach to creative problem solving. Vorhaus offers writers and comics, the tools of the trade -- "clash of context, " "tension and release, "the law of comic opposites, " "the wildly inappropriate response" and more. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain -- the essence of the comic situation -- and that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy. Kill your ferocious editor within, and rich, useful comic ideas will flow.
Title:The Comic ToolboxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.96 × 6.01 × 0.5 inPublished:June 2, 1999Publisher:Silman-James PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1879505215

ISBN - 13:9781879505216

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Wouldn’t it be cool if you could build jokes and write funny screenplays as simply as if you were putting colourful Lego blocks together? You can do just that with The Comic Toolbox: How To Be Funny Even If You’re Not. John Vorhaus’ invaluable screenwriting resource will teach you tools of the trade about concepts such as clash of context, tension and release, the law of comic opposites and the wildly inappropriate response.