Funny on Purpose: The Definitive Guide to an Unpredictable Career in Comedy: Standup + Improv + Sketch + TV + Writing + Directing + YouTube

Funny on Purpose: The Definitive Guide to an Unpredictable Career in Comedy: Standup + Improv + Sketch + TV + Writing + Directing + YouTube

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Overview

It takes guts to be a comedian, and it takes smarts to make a living off it. In this insider's guide, former Onion editor Joe Randazzo delivers a funny and insightful blueprint for those looking to turn their sense of humor into a vocation. Explaining how it works and how to break in, Joe provides tips and guidance, outlines successful career paths, and solicits advice and stories from the likes of Judd Apatow, Jack Handey, Joan Rivers, Tim & Eric, and more. From writing for TV to doing standup or developing a successful YouTube channel, Funny on Purpose gives readers the knowledge and inspiration to launch a career in comedy with confidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452128399
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Pages: 335
Sales rank: 782,306
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Joe Randazzo is the former editor of The Onion and former creative director of adultswim.com. He lives in Connecticut.

John Hodgman is an author, performer, and raconteur. He has written three books and is a regular contributor to This American Life and The Daily Show. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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