Happy Shakespeare Day!

Did you know that the following phrases were originally coined from the works of William Shakespeare?

  • Your call is important to us.
  • Boom goes the dynamite!
  • These are not the droids you’re looking for.
  • Two all-beef patties, special sauce, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
  • YOLO
  • My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.
Got to get the Earth Day word out! I’ve handed out about 2000 of these today.

Got to get the Earth Day word out! I’ve handed out about 2000 of these today.

The Periodic Table of Storytelling

This needs a third dimension that reflects “stakes’ to make it thoroughly badass.

Jesse Parent - “To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter”

Here’s a friend, poet and improvisor I know getting some national press.

HOW TO BE PROLIFIC: GUIDELINES FOR GETTING IT DONE FROM JOSS WHEDON

BY ARI KARPEL



The writer-producer-director who made Much Ado About Nothing while editingThe Avengers, and who’ll return to TV this fall with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., knows a bit about “getting things done.” In fact, he cites David Allen’s book of that title as an important guide—even if he never finished reading it.

HOW TO BE PROLIFIC: GUIDELINES FOR GETTING IT DONE FROM JOSS WHEDON

The writer-producer-director who made Much Ado About Nothing while editingThe Avengers, and who’ll return to TV this fall with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., knows a bit about “getting things done.” In fact, he cites David Allen’s book of that title as an important guide—even if he never finished reading it.

UCB's Sketchy Advice: Geoff Garlock

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Sketchy Advice: A comedy writing column from UCB Comedy. Established sketch writers from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre offer sketch students advice on being creative, the writing process, and adding to a writer’s room

This week’s featured writer is Geoff Garlock, a writer for former

ORDER OF THE LOG

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2014 New York Mets Promo Calendar.

From the 4/13/2014 CA$H sketch comedy show at the Magnet Theater in NYC.

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Last night’s set list.  (at Magnet Theater)

Last night’s set list. (at Magnet Theater)

2014 New York Mets Promo Calendar.

From the 4/13/2014 CA$H sketch comedy show at the Magnet Theater in NYC.

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UCB's Sketchy Advice: Eric Cunningham

ucbcomedy:

Sketchy Advice: A comedy writing column from UCB Comedy. Established sketch writers from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre offer sketch students advice on being creative, the writing process, and adding to a writer’s room.

This week’s featured writer is Eric Cunningham, a former writer…

Another in a great series.  These two are my favorites:

4)  You end up becoming the average of who you surround yourself with.  That goes for both talent and personality.  

5)  Technical: choose transition music that’s high energy and you want to move to, not something “clever.” “Clever” works 1/4 of the time, Beyonce works every time.