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Monday, 24 July 2017

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Spoof Writer humanoid: perfect fool, looks fishy, don't ask about the smell.

Comedy Central: Comedians say that an interesting news article that glues a reader to a story is good enough to keep him interested then the spoof writer should edit the article with Comedy. The entire article will flow smooth.

Wordiness will dull an article, keep it short, to the point, and funny. If he's a person that's hard to tickle he will find the news story interesting.

They advice comedians to rummage through the news to find an article that's interesting or funny because your audience will feel the same. Hey! the perfect spoof story. Writing different types of stories allows a comedian to tap into different types of audiences.

How to write an article

They advice to use puns sparingly and be unassuming. Out wittying the protagonist in a story is the perfect spoof. It's funny to make a protagonist talk bad about himself or herself. Ex. "I had a bad day at work, almost shitted myself"

Pun - a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings. "the pigs were a squeal"

Puns plays on words, wordplay, double entendre, innuendo, witticism, quip," Ex. "you can make your own antifreeze by stealing a blanket" is a pun guaranteed to get some laugh"

Puns often make use of homophones:

Pun words

As with any kind of comedy, timing is crucial to the telling of a good pun.

A. Funny Surnames

B. Funny Surnames

A parody is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work- its subject, author, style, or some other target- by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

How to write comedy

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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