Getting a Laugh: How to Make Something Funny

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Been wanting to make an ongoing series on comedy writing for a while. Let me know if you're like to see them run along side the regular uploads.
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  1. Pilae Malibu
    Pilae Malibu
    21 klukkustund síðan

    one time I was laughing with a co-worker about some thing or other when suddenly he pauses and, after careful consideration, says to me: "comedy is putting something where it doesn't belong" i didn't understand why it made so much sense to me, and neither of us could phrase it differently, so it was just this thing that we both understood half-tacitly, i guess. this video phrased that quite eloquently :o

  2. CJD
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Thats why Moistcr1tical is literally Jesus

  3. Lara Fritz
    Lara Fritz
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "whats the most complex thing you do in your kitchen" Explaining to my mom why i brought a cucumber from my room

  4. adorable darkness
    adorable darkness
    Degi Síðan síðan

    non of these are funny cough cough

  5. Tanya Watson
    Tanya Watson
    3 dögum síðan - Thank me later...

  6. Logan Vetsch
    Logan Vetsch
    3 dögum síðan

    3:50 What if you’re Bob Dylan

  7. Samuel Puerta
    Samuel Puerta
    3 dögum síðan

    I can finally get an gf

  8. Henry Yarbrough
    Henry Yarbrough
    3 dögum síðan

    I try to avoid death jokes, they kill the mood I also don’t like potty jokes, they stink

  9. Steven Watson
    Steven Watson
    3 dögum síðan


  10. ImACatPlays
    4 dögum síðan

    "Whats the most complex thing you do in the kitchen" Boomers: I dont, my wife does it for me

  11. Stephen Chen
    Stephen Chen
    4 dögum síðan

    Actually the pecke juice joke still isn't funny... I guess the amount of laugh one can generate from a certain joke depends on audience

  12. Josiah Brady
    Josiah Brady
    4 dögum síðan

    Balagadoo--that's it

  13. American Bacon
    American Bacon
    6 dögum síðan

    I was making a delicious peanut butter sandwich. And the knife i was using was super sharp and it made it easy to cut things. It was my favorite knife cuz it was so sharp and easy to use. Thats why I use it to rob people.

  14. TheZestfall 1st
    TheZestfall 1st
    6 dögum síðan

    Wish I could send this to everybody who says derogatory and demeaning stuff only to pass it off as a joke

  15. Nikkonamik
    7 dögum síðan

    Now I know how to joke, cool

  16. yeetus boi
    yeetus boi
    8 dögum síðan

    my favorite kind of jokes are short answers that practically punch you in the gut

  17. Malek Haddad
    Malek Haddad
    8 dögum síðan

    3:51 Bob Dylan: Am I a joke to you?

  18. Jordan Naish
    Jordan Naish
    8 dögum síðan

    Why did youtube recommend this for me?

  19. Cindy Marshall
    Cindy Marshall
    8 dögum síðan

    i love that conan is highlighted many times as examples here

  20. Connor Erickson
    Connor Erickson
    10 dögum síðan

    Step 1 - tell a joke Step 2 - release the laughing gas

  21. Warda Binte Zaman
    Warda Binte Zaman
    11 dögum síðan

    you're a whole genius

  22. Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder
    11 dögum síðan

    Holy shit that club thumb one had me dead.

  23. Emil -_-
    Emil -_-
    12 dögum síðan

    "What's the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?" Crystal meth

  24. AlpacaWithoutHat
    12 dögum síðan

    Laugh tracks are so stupid. I couldn’t even hear the guys response to the kitchen thing because it was being drowned out

  25. 七Nana Chi乳chi
    七Nana Chi乳chi
    16 dögum síðan

    Thanks for introducing me to burnham, more people will definitely laugh at him.

  26. 12388753
    16 dögum síðan

    "Comedy is like cancer" I accually laughed :D

  27. Alif Mu'tashim
    Alif Mu'tashim
    17 dögum síðan

    Bo Burnham

  28. bhgyutr
    17 dögum síðan

    Eric andre, Genius

  29. cone
    18 dögum síðan

    How come you like all of the same comedians I do.

  30. Conner Malone
    Conner Malone
    18 dögum síðan

    he made a video about comedy and the joke at the end had literally the worst delivery ive heard from him. no hate, but it's kinda ironic

  31. madison green
    madison green
    18 dögum síðan

    everybody: delivers their jokes like: this now and it's: so fucking annoying and they think adding more space between the setup and the punchline makes it more funny. then they're encouraged when some guy replies "underrated comment." it's so infuriating, like holy shit.

  32. Striker
    19 dögum síðan

    this video made me laugh

  33. ry guy
    ry guy
    19 dögum síðan

    *Laughs in deep-fried Zoomer Humor*

  34. Jack s. kicking
    Jack s. kicking
    19 dögum síðan

    Bit behind the times, but what is the Pepsi reference?

  35. Hamza77k
    21 degi síðan síðan


  36. Saptarshi Ghosh
    Saptarshi Ghosh
    22 dögum síðan

    Everyone is a comedian here untill they got zero likes like me Sad realization

  37. Not ya Ordinary simp
    Not ya Ordinary simp
    23 dögum síðan

    No body: Comedy today: I like ya cut g, are ya winning son, Da vinki?!

  38. Ji_raiya
    24 dögum síðan

    If you want people to laugh give them a laugh track

  39. Golden Bunnies
    Golden Bunnies
    24 dögum síðan

    When he starts laughing a bit at the end, I was legit *shook*. I was like... wait....the guy with most bored voice in existence can laugh?!!

  40. iminer bro
    iminer bro
    24 dögum síðan

    The B O R E D joke is the comedian equivalent of a banana being taped to a wall for artist's

  41. Angie Escobar
    Angie Escobar
    24 dögum síðan

    His subtle sarcasm makes it even funnier bc it feels like I’m not supposed to laugh at it

    24 dögum síðan

    Not enough credit went to the narrators ‘misplaced nut’ gag after C.K.’s bit.

  43. Jose F Pirela
    Jose F Pirela
    25 dögum síðan

    What's the most complex thing you do in your kitchen? Sit on the floor and and cry about the the fact that I can't even properly microwave a cup noodles and I'm too ashamed to call my mom and ask her about it.

  44. Biological Failures
    Biological Failures
    25 dögum síðan

    1. Comedic Timing 2. Be Funny 3. If you're not funny don't.

  45. Vitamin G
    Vitamin G
    25 dögum síðan

    “Misplaced nut”

  46. lokzim
    25 dögum síðan

    the pickle juice isnt funny even for the original comedy's delivery, not causually explain guys fault

  47. Djentile 777
    Djentile 777
    26 dögum síðan

    the only thing I find funny anymore is Cum Town riffs.

  48. Alexander Alemayhu
    Alexander Alemayhu
    28 dögum síðan

    Hahaha, I thought I was imagining it. The small clips your adding throughout the video actually pretty good. Calculus in seconds 😂

  49. Samuel Whiteman
    Samuel Whiteman
    28 dögum síðan

    "Of all people you'd think you know the damage you can inflict for a misplaced nut." - Casually Explained, 6:35

  50. Runn__Jake
    28 dögum síðan

    My best advice: Just fling shit at the wall when it comes to jokes. See what people think: haha funny ape man or jesus christ Jake the third time this month

  51. Krishmanyu Thakur
    Krishmanyu Thakur
    29 dögum síðan

    1:11- looks like the guy hasn't slept for 4 days.....or is just really high.

  52. John Cargille
    John Cargille
    29 dögum síðan

    Little did we know the entire video was a setup

  53. подозрительный Jerry
    подозрительный Jerry
    29 dögum síðan

    What am I supposed to like brainstorm a joke and revise that mid conversation? Do I need to bring pen and paper?

  54. KC OneTwoThree
    KC OneTwoThree
    29 dögum síðan

    Misplaced nut. Gold.

  55. 11 11
    11 11
    Mánuði síðan

    What's the most complex thing you do in your kitchen? My wife

  56. Domingo
    Mánuði síðan

    Thankyou for this great wisdom

  57. Francisco Eren
    Francisco Eren
    Mánuði síðan

    “What's the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?” Maybe trying to calculate how much my microwave doesn't want to properly heat up a bowl of soup.

  58. Dae
    Mánuði síðan

    Just don’t be a hypocrite

  59. I LIKE BEANS!!
    Mánuði síðan

    Jesus loves u all so much

  60. Anthony Tecchio
    Anthony Tecchio
    Mánuði síðan

    6:35 got DAYM, what a burn.

  61. dot
    Mánuði síðan

    Just say something related to politics and let the people that get triggered do the work for you

  62. Mayank Shankar
    Mayank Shankar
    Mánuði síðan


  63. Mayank Shankar
    Mayank Shankar
    Mánuði síðan


  64. Bridget Faulhaber
    Bridget Faulhaber
    Mánuði síðan

    yes but then there are people like raccooneggs who just doesnt give a fuck

  65. Dragon MC
    Dragon MC
    Mánuði síðan

    Is this video a joke?

  66. gitsurfer27
    Mánuði síðan

    OK i think i've got this What's the best way to crack open a coconut? With my wife's head, because i hate her... You may not have laughed but show it to your nearest boomer...

  67. crab_man_lives
    Mánuði síðan

    Some aspects of this video did not age well

  68. Hurricane Badger
    Hurricane Badger
    Mánuði síðan

    do you like fish sticks :D

  69. Peevis
    Mánuði síðan

    10:05 That's easily explained - sadness is relatable.

  70. Anonymous Idiot
    Anonymous Idiot
    Mánuði síðan

    I’m a simple man, I saw bo burnham, I clicked.

  71. spectral spectra
    spectral spectra
    Mánuði síðan

    I did a funny by looking left or right and saying "nature"

  72. Ray14
    Mánuði síðan

    i didn't get how computer mice worked, and then it clicked.

  73. 100 Kg
    100 Kg
    Mánuði síðan

    Not happy at all, I didn't laugh. Your joke is bad, I will love it if it is removed from my head and would you please give up telling me it again. Honestly, this was a terrible effort trying to bring a smile away from me. No laughing, not hehe, not even a subtle outburst from my esophagus. Science says before you laugh your brain prepares the facial muscles, but I don't even feel the slightest movement. 0/10 jokes are so bad, I can't believe someone is legal enough to give you creative rights. The amount of brain power you put into that joke could power every home on Earth. Get a personality and learn to make a joke, read a book. I'm not saying this to be funny, I really mean that about how this is just comedy in comedy. You have killed the humor and every act of comedy on the planet. I'm so frustrated that society has failed to teach you how to be humorous. Honestly if I put all the strength and time to try and make your joke funny, it would require Einstein to build a device so I could connect to energies of a billion. the star to do that, and the only thing that joke got from everyone was a subtle contempt. You are lucky that I still have some sympathy for you after telling that joke otherwise I will take all the war crimes recorded in history just to prevent you from trying to bring any humor. funny anymore. We should put that joke in the textbook so that future generations can be wary of becoming an absolute failure in comedy. I was frustrated, hurt and outraged that my precious time was wasted just for my brain to understand the joke. During that time I was planning on helping orphans, but because of that you did I had to explain with the least amount of obscenity about your terrible attempt at comedy. Now the kids are suffering when there is no meal and there is no one to blame but you. I hope you are happy with what you have done and I really hope you can move on and learn from this pitiful effort.

    1. Keezi
      Mánuði síðan

      Or instead of writing a school essay you can say... that was a bad joke

  74. microwave
    Mánuði síðan

    comedy's kinda like improvising in music (build on small ideas)

  75. Damon Guzman
    Damon Guzman
    Mánuði síðan

    I didnt find any of the clips he showed funny but hes funny af himself... bizarre

  76. Help me reach 1k subs Pretty peaz
    Help me reach 1k subs Pretty peaz
    Mánuði síðan

    To the random stranger reading this May your family and friends be blessed with the upmost benevolence of Our Creator and may all the difficulties in your life, no matter how minor or major it is, disappear forever❣️.

  77. No Brainer
    No Brainer
    Mánuði síðan

    yes! i love how bo burnham is in the thumbnail

  78. Gregory Rose III
    Gregory Rose III
    Mánuði síðan

    What the fuck. This is actually educational. 😧😇

  79. Romain Cialle
    Romain Cialle
    Mánuði síðan

    during the whole video I was like: WRITE THAT DOWN WRITE THAT DOWN!!!

  80. Max Feldmann
    Max Feldmann
    Mánuði síðan


  81. dan Andrews
    dan Andrews
    Mánuði síðan

    10:56 amy schumer

  82. Boltx363
    Mánuði síðan

    So guys here me out here, titties.

  83. Nyarlethotep
    Mánuði síðan

    6:22 I have nut allergies and that still made me laugh

  84. Alex
    Mánuði síðan

    This video is gold

  85. Mistiquey
    Mánuði síðan

    You can’t really tell when someone’s being funny especially when their Canadian

  86. huevonesunltd
    Mánuði síðan

    I am either a genius comedian or a bitter asshole because none of the examples shown in this video made me laugh.

  87. tozarkt
    Mánuði síðan

    Comedy is like cancer. That explains half of this platform perfectly. (See, it’s working!)

  88. BushBumper
    Mánuði síðan

    Sarah Silverman needs to learn that funny over offensive rule. Lmao. All of her jokes are just anti-semitic, racist, or insulting but they're done in a 'little girl's' voice to make them funny. Essentially, she sucks.

  89. dom nom
    dom nom
    Mánuði síðan

    Ok let me know how I did. Fart

  90. Tim Bandong
    Tim Bandong
    Mánuði síðan

    "Recommended for you"

  91. Amro Plays
    Amro Plays
    Mánuði síðan

    "how to make something funny" dont be me

  92. Hoxi Fire
    Hoxi Fire
    Mánuði síðan

    was this video just a very long and drawn out cancer joke? nice.

  93. Haha funniii
    Haha funniii
    Mánuði síðan

    Thx, ill use this since I'm a girl 😔

  94. _LJ
    Mánuði síðan

    lost it at "of all the people, youd know the damage you could inflict with a misplaced nut." X)

  95. adam weightman
    adam weightman
    Mánuði síðan

    Can we change the channel name to Casually Mansplain? That would be tight!!!

  96. Herson Ricardo Alarcon
    Herson Ricardo Alarcon
    Mánuði síðan

    It was the last joke for me

  97. Liina
    Mánuði síðan

    why was his laugh at the end so heartwarming for me?? bc he broke out of the monotone voice he uses in his videos? i need an explanation

  98. Infernus Black
    Infernus Black
    Mánuði síðan

    Hey idk you too much. But thanks a lot for this. And you got brains

  99. Stuff
    Mánuði síðan

    "What is the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?" Sacrificing people to the dark lords. Also: the mailman.

    1. onion yeeter 5000
      onion yeeter 5000
      25 dögum síðan


  100. Nagi Njuguna
    Nagi Njuguna
    Mánuði síðan

    "Of all people you would know what kind of damage you can do from a misplaced nut!" And I oop!!!