Here’s another thing that doesn’t exist anymore. He wasn’t the greatest comedian who ever lived but he was quick like Robin Williams, understood pathos like Charlie Chaplin and Lucille Ball, and he made a movie about a clown in a concentration camp. Maybe we’ll see it now.
“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.” MelBrooks One of the first things a writer has to decide after a story has presented itself to him or her, is how to tell it. Is it told from a character’s point of view (first person)?Continue reading “The Difference between Comedy and Tragedy”