Welcome to my book review and summary of How to Write Funny by Scott Dikkers.
I purchase it to learn how to insert some form of comedy into my non-comedic writing, but this book is specifically for comedy writers. I did reach the author on Instagram and he responded which was cool.
Funny Filter 6: Reference
What? referring to something that readers will recognize from their own lives.
example: Ever notice that anyone going slower than you is an idiot, but anyone going faster is a maniac? – George Carlin
How to use it? Come up with unique observations – everything form day-to-day life to broad issues about society, culture or life, and so so in a way that you don’t believe anyone has done before.
Funny Filter 5: Madcap