an exact science, you must learn the science
frame the joke
all the punch line with each line.
The track has to be continuous until
the beat before the joke.
skill of the comedy beat:
| The first thing you have to
do is study your script and you have to make a
mark where you believe the laughs are. This way you leave room for the
audience to react. Your laughs come from your
knowledge of them, not accidentally.
String of words, try to find all the
factual. Don't punch anything until something ridiculous. "Beat" before you want
them to laugh.
has to be perfectly framed (cleaning up the joke). Don't
bury a joke because you went by it as if it was of no importance.
"In the end, it
can't look like acting."