The Sacred Art Of Joking

James Cary SKU: 9780281080922
Paperback
The Sacred Art Of Joking

The Sacred Art Of Joking

James Cary SKU: 9780281080922
Paperback
Regular price £9.99 Sale price £8.49 Save 15%
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  • Release Date: 17 January 2019
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Every few weeks a politician, pundit or soap star causes a media storm by making a gaffe or tweeting a joke that some people do not find funny. Comedy is very hard to get right and yet we think it’s important to have a sense of humour and not take yourself too seriously.

On the other hand, a sense of humour failure can lead to losing your friends, your twitter account, your job, your career and, in some cases, your life. James Cary knows about this. He is a sitcom writer who’s written jokes about bomb disposal in Afghanistan ( Bluestone 42 ), defended comments about Islam by Ben Elton on  Newsnight , been on a panel with radical Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary, sits on the General Synod of the Church of England and somehow managed to co-write episodes of  Miranda.

An odd mix, but one that makes him very readable. This entertaining, breezy book, explains how comedy works (with jokes and quotes) and gives much-needed insights into the controversy surrounding humour.

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