Learn satire writing techniques used on online comedy publications like The Onion, Reductress, Clickhole and others. These skills will be applied in a mock writers room setting, where you’ll receive private notes and advice on how to improve your humor pieces and prepare them to be submitted for publication. You’ll walk away with several finished pieces, a heightened sense for brainstorming jokes and an improved comedy vocabulary to better articulate what’s funny about your funny idea.
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ABOUT THE TEACHER
Ronald Metellus is a comedian and writer from Philadelphia. He works as a contributing writer for The Onion. His humor pieces can be read in The DESCRIPTION:
New Yorker and Flexx Magazine. His jokes can be heard on NPR’s Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, where he’s worked as a contributor and writer-in-residence. He co-created Black History Monthly, a black comedy show about friendship, which has been profiled by Philly.com and staged at comedy festivals nationwide.
Thursdays | 9/19 – 10/24 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM