Category Archive: Comedy

Apr 18

Humorously Speaking, project 1

Are you a member of Toastmasters International and have completed your 10 speeches earning you Competent Communicator status and are looking to start the Advanced Manuals? Maybe you’re considering doing the Humorously Speaking Manual? Keep in mind that the Humorous Speech Contest comes up once a year. Or perhaps you just want to learn an …

Continue reading »

Apr 03

Punchlines vs. Jokes

If you want to learn stand-up comedy, or how to give funny presentations, I came across something very interesting. I read an interview with British comedian Michael McIntyre recently. He tells a story where he was at the Montreal Comedy Festival and was approached by David Letterman’s people. If you’re interested in how to learn …

Continue reading »

Mar 20

When Did You Last Have Playtime?

No, I don’t mean THAT sort of playtime. I don’t know. Blimey, mind like a sewer you. Anyway… in my previous article about Laughter Yoga I was exploring aspects of the science of laughter. This got me thinking about the wider impact of play and I mean play time as opposed to a script that …

Continue reading »

Mar 18

Laughter Yoga with John Cleese

This is a small follow up to my last post on the benefits of humour. I found this clip from a BBC series with John Cleese in Mumbai attending laughter yoga classes. I’m not sure how I feel about it to be honest. Check out the video clip here…

Continue reading »

Mar 13

Lessons from Bernard Manning?

I recently dug out and watched an old Bernard Manning video that I inherited from my father. (Hmmm, perhaps I should’ve scrutinized the Will more closely). I have not watched a complete Manning show for years… if ever. Manning’s never really been my cup of tea. I always struggled to get past all the racist …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts