The Humor Code Project

Let's talk about the differences between British and American comedy.

Let’s talk about the differences between British and American comedy.

  The nice people at The Dairy Center for the Arts invited Pete to do a Q & A about the British comedy film, Alan Partidge (starring the very funny Steve Coogan). The film shows on Thursday, June 26th at 7:00 pm (Q & A follows). Get your tickets HERE. And good news, the Dairy… Keep Reading »

Professional laughers, straight out of Central Casting

This post originally appeared on Wired.com. The comedy business has always been concerned with getting just the right kind of laugh. When vaudeville stars like Eddie Cantor first made the leap to radio, they demanded studio audiences since they weren’t used to sending their routines out into the ether without an immediate verbal response. In… Keep Reading »