comedy     joke

  1. It isn't just shtick.
  2. Don't do shtick, more substance more truth. Get closer to reality.
  3. Brain and feelings, don't just do shtick.
  4. Comedy is someone else's tragedy. Don't do shtick.
  5. Don't lose character in shtick. It is better to fail on the creditability.
  6. Don't do shtick, do character. (Look for his dignity).
  7. Don't do shtick. Actor have to be creditable and fit into the scene.
  8. You are doing shtick. Don't make it hilariously funny. Simple, simple, simple. Just play the character.

"In the end, it can't look like acting."