Andy Riley | misterandyriley.com

How to talk Comedy Writer

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All professions have their own terminology. Comedy writers love to create their own. I asked some writers I know what terms they like to use, and they were pretty eager to tell me. I compiled some of the results here, in a little glossary. Some of these are in common circulation; some are only used by one or two people. At the very least they should give some insight into what the hell it is writers do all day. —————————————————— Ruffle- an aspect of a joke (a name, or reference) which is getting in the way and making things less […]