Even though comedy requires a lot of talent, there’s usually also a method to the madness. Let’s take funny man Louis CK as an example…
From the words that are chosen, to the length of the joke – everything needs to have a purpose. Other wise it doesn’t work.
YouTuber Nerdwriter decided to explore one of Louis’ jokes, take it apart, and try to understand how the comedian’s brain works.
From the premise, to the rhythm of the joke, to emphasizing certain feelings – nothing can be left at chance.
See it all at work in the following video: