How to Be Funny

The following are clips from the session “How to Be Funny,” presented by Alyssa Boehringer.

Tip #1: Find extraordinary things in ordinary places.

Cockroaches from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Knitting copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Dog Parade copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Tip #2: Organic Humor = Accessible Humor

Teacher Home Invasion

Home Invasion from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Senor Hare Story copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Tip #3: Use satire to make a point

Swine Flu from Manestream News on Vimeo.

mhs1 intro [www.keepvid.com] copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

bad idear [www.keepvid.com] copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Entro [www.keepvid.com] copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Tip #4: If you’re into parodies, at least do them right.

Pronunciation Mattuel copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Old Spice copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Jacob Judd’s 1st Period from Manestream News on Vimeo.

FRANKS SPORTS SCIENCE from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Stuff Guys Say Before PORM from Manestream News on Vimeo.

Stuffgirlssay copy from Manestream News on Vimeo.

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