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A Great Comedy Resource: the ‘Conan’ Writers’ Transitions List

If the Workaholics writers' board of terrible joke clichés is a solid resource for what phrases not to use as a writer or comedian, then the below so-called "transitions list" that Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin shared on Twitter earlier this [...]

By Megh Wright

How Many of These Joke Clichés Are You Guilty of Using?

Workaholics will air its seventh and final season on Comedy Central next year, and while the writing staff has contributed plenty of great lines to the show over the years, they've also been compiling all of the worst lines you can possibly use [...]

By Megh Wright

Read Dan Harmon’s Excellent Advice for Overcoming Writer’s Block

Dan Harmon fielded questions from fans in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and when one fan asked how to overcome writer's block, Harmon responded with some fantastic advice that should really be printed out and taped to the office wall of anyone [...]

By Megh Wright

Video Game Comedy Is Hard, But it’s Getting Easier

Recently, I revisited one of my favorite games from last year, The Stanley Parable. Developed by Davey Wreden and released for Steam, it’s a bit difficult to describe the game in brief (particularly since half the fun is just diving into it), [...]

By Chris Kopcow