Given that today is the last day of National humor month, I felt it fitting to come back to an article I wrote earlier this year about comedic storytelling. I was on the hunt to find the answer, is comedic storytelling a new art form? (See more here) Since many people in the circles I … Continue reading Is comedic storytelling a new genre of oral storytelling? Part 2
There's going to be a part 2 to last week's discussion about comedic storytelling as genre. This isn't it. I'm still working on pulling together all of the ideas and thoughts people had from the first post. There are ideas shared in some groups that didn't make it over to other groups. I want to … Continue reading What “The Comic Toolbox” taught me about storytelling
A pretty cool thing happened in 1928. A guy named Harry Reese, while working work the Hersey chocolate company, decided to see what would happen if he put peanut butter into cholate cups. (See more here) Chocolate and peanut butter already existed. Reese just found an interesting way to put them together. I wonder if … Continue reading Is comedic storytelling a new genre of oral storytelling?