Author Archives: Tim Ferguson

WHY DO WE LAUGH?

By | June 9, 2016

[Excerpt from ‘The Cheeky Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy’] THE NATURE OF LAUGHTER Everyone laughs, even Methodists. Though the trigger may vary, it’s a behaviour shared by virtually all human beings. The ability to laugh is deeply ingrained in our psychological make-up. For all we know, it has been with us since caves had en-suites. […]

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DAAS REBIRTH – By Zac Berger

By | May 29, 2016

DAAS REBIRTH By Zac Berger for NYC Comedy I have never enjoyed watching DAAS. In the 20th Century I was intimidated by their sweet-faced, caustic aggression. And what they called ‘comedy’ felt more like a barrage of affronts. The songs were good but never good enough to soothe the bruises. They are exhausting. The first […]

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