[Video]: Steve Kaplan Thinks You’re Funny

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Off-beat comedy writing genius Steven Kaplan discusses the idiosyncracies of comedy writing, including the idea of a flawed non-hero undergoing a Hero’s Journey. Are drama and comedy distinct genres? Is comedy, as Robert McKee dismissively stated, the schtick that gets in the way of the drama? Or is it a unique perspective that makes human tragedy bearable?

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