Is there such a thing as TOO much laughter?
This week in the Improv Diaries i spoke about the podcast Conan Needs A Friend and the most recent episode with Dana Carvey. In that I spoke about his fantastic use of characters and how it can be beneficial to improvisers and I highly recommend you either listen to the podcast or read about it. … Continue reading Improv Corner – Comedy Compression
January is a bit of a mixed time in the UK - the beginning of the month is full of celebration and saying goodbye to Christmas, no-one has been paid for ages, the weather cannot decide what is wants to do and everywhere you look every one is slowly wilting away thanks to flu and … Continue reading Improv Diaries -The Curse Of January… [Case Study Dana Carvey ]
This week it was my turn to teach the Punders and this wee I wanted to focus on the world of Characters. I spent the week finding exercises and games that we haven't played before to try and get us developing the mindset of creating them as well. The first lot of exercises was to … Continue reading Improv Diaries – Caricatures, Mimic A Punder and Family Portraits… [Case Study Conan O’Brien]
Three years ago i bought a book in Tampa which is meant to be a great for creative like minds and for the past three years I have made it my New Years Resolution to complete it. The book is called 642 Things To Write About by The San Francisco Writers Grotto. I never got … Continue reading Question Roulette – Appearing on Conan and Desperate Measures….
Bored of the same old style of reviews when it comes to seeing if a computer game is worth buying for your console? Want someone to give you a completely different outlook to the game that you are potentially thinking of buying? Then the Conan O’Brien series of Clueless Gamer is the youtube videos you … Continue reading Comedian King of the Gamers….