Ode to Steve, Part 4

Posted in Gurn Blanston, Somebody's birthday on August 12th, 2005 by bill

275731.jpg

COMEDY IS NOT PRETTY

It’s a cliche that you hear over and over in various forms:

• Comedy is serious business
• There’s nothing funny about comedy
• Dying is easy; comedy is hard

But the cliche exists because it conveys an accurate point: The best comedy requires from the performer total commitment, strict self-discipline, and a willingness to go beyond the usual bounds of tact and good taste.
Read more »