Tag Archives: comedy

Turning Point :: Playtime Comedy Switches Modes With ‘The Effigy’

Playtime Comedy has a tangible track record of creating humorous content, and when one has established a niche, it is often easy to lean heavily on that niche.  What makes things truly interesting, however, is when the script gets flipped, and the same level of creativity and quality is applied to something outside of what is expected.  This is exactly what has occurred in The Effigy, a straightforward horror short that will certainly leave an impression on viewers.  The piece creates tension in its visual intimacy and measured use of dialogue, all while introducing the unusual into the aggressively familiar.  I was hanging on, expecting for a comedic turn, but much to my pleasure, it did not arrive.  Props to Playtime Comedy for this achievement… definitely check out their YouTube channel for both the funny and the frightening.

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Funny People :: Chillhouse BBQ Comedy Edition Hits YouTube

Back in June, the Chillhouse collective decided to throw one of their famous BBQs with a focus on stand-up comedy.  The event was a blast, and many funny people (including myself) got up to do sets.  Stand-up was one of my first loves, but I have not performed it as much as I would like, so it was nice to get an opportunity, no matter how shaky my set may be.  That being said, there are quite a few funny people and funny moments above, so dig in!

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