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[Video]: Seinfeld on How to Write a Joke

Seinfeld is possibly one of the most successful shows in TV history, and it owes much of its success to the titular character who brought so much of his own unique philosophy to life’s strangehoods. In this video Jerry offers his own perspective on how reality, viewed at the correct angle, yields comedy. If you liked this, check out more …

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The Tenets of Tentpole Movies

It’s almost summertime at the box office, which means big effects, big budgets, and even bigger stakes for the studios. Because it’s tentpole movie season. by Danny Manus You’ve probably heard the terms four-quadrant and tentpole movie, but what do they mean exactly? Should you be writing one? And what makes them work? A four-quadrant movie is one that will …

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