It’s the Setup, Not the Punch Line

Vaudevillians had an article of faith: It’s the Setup, not the Punch Line. Which was a way of remembering that the punch line is just a match, a spark; meaningless without tinder and kindling laid out carefully underneath, ready to … Continue reading

Year One: Summing Up

The great thing about the Internet is all the information it makes readily available. The bad thing is…well, the same thing. This blog went live on April 1, 2011. My most sincere thanks to all of you who have come … Continue reading