Getting a Laugh: How to Make Something Funny

  • Published on Sep 25, 2018
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  • Broken Butler
    Broken Butler 22 hours ago

    This was actually surprisingly useful

  • Zigg
    Zigg Day ago +1

    I've developed my comical skill over time and can crack semi decent jokes on the spot. But if you told me to write up a comedy skit i'd struggle big time

  • LastRng Standing
    LastRng Standing 2 days ago +1

    The movie “bored” joke was so unfunny I can’t believe everyone laughed, making it funny 😣

  • Cthulu
    Cthulu 3 days ago

    At the end you laughed and it made the joke less funny.
    Critical Analysis 100

  • Nikolas Antoun
    Nikolas Antoun 4 days ago

    Who hurt you?

  • Nevaeh The Maverick
    Nevaeh The Maverick 4 days ago

    Being funny really depends on the person's individual humor, delivery and the people they're telling the joke to. I'm considered funny because I use a combination of randomness and honesty. This is a weak example but: In my science class my table was working silently on their classwork and I casually said "I want to do my nails black but I don't want to look emo." They all laughed because I was being completely sincere and the statement itself caught them off guard.

  • Ronnie Aspbäck
    Ronnie Aspbäck 5 days ago

    There is a section of jokes that I call Alzheimer jokes. No, they are not (neceseraly) jokes about alzheimers. They are just so bad you don't care to remember them, but good enough that you have a small giggle every occation you hear it. That is why the joke never gets old, but also, it will never be hilarious.

  • Burning Explosion
    Burning Explosion 5 days ago

    Most complex thing I do in the kitchen:
    Being in the kitchen...

  • Just Dust In The Wind

    Clicked because of thumbnail

  • Cash is King trucking

    The most complex thing I do in my kitchen is busting nuts when my family is therr

  • CUM2america
    CUM2america 7 days ago +1

    I have a joke
    Two dirty fagits walk into bar. one disgusting, sinfully queer says to the other
    "I don't mean to sound racist but black people seem suspicious to me"
    The other awful terribly gay man says
    "Wooow that's sooooooo intoleraaant"
    You know-- because he's a FAGIT😆!

  • General Ender
    General Ender 8 days ago

    How to be funny: talk in memes

    What is the most complex thing youve done in your kitchen?
    Good question

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas 9 days ago

    Trojan commerical at 6:39 is the best punchline ive ever experienced.

  • Dir Hell
    Dir Hell 9 days ago +5

    Cadence has nothing to do with jokes
    Cadence is the name of the sister in phonease and frob

  • VelvetOutlet
    VelvetOutlet 9 days ago

    Are you really qualified to teach people how to be funny? You kinda have to be funny to do that...

  • Coddie Bires
    Coddie Bires 10 days ago

    I feel like this whole video was just a set up for the comedy is like cancer punchline and frankly, it was worth the 11 and a half minutes.

  • Maaroof Abdul Kareem
    Maaroof Abdul Kareem 11 days ago

    I didn't get the half carton of eggs one

  • Rorolonglegs
    Rorolonglegs 12 days ago +1


  • Avital Alef
    Avital Alef 12 days ago +4

    Your type of joke: "milk in a bag"

  • Samantha Cross
    Samantha Cross 14 days ago

    You might want to trim that “this one wasn’t so bad son” off the video before you become responsible for manslaughter. I nearly died
    from Mountain Dew inhalation.
    But hey if the joke is worth the risk to you then be my guest. Not like I have to sleep for you or something

  • FairNut
    FairNut 15 days ago +1

    So, did i just watched a video full of English humor? Because i laughed a little only about pickle juice.

  • stolenducks
    stolenducks 15 days ago +12

    "Of all the people you think you'd know the damage of a misplaced nut"...
    Underrated sentence

  • TheFlamingLion//// HotlionFox

    "What is the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?"
    Use my "creaming machine", and if it doesn't work, I rub it harder.

  • Spencer Gallucci
    Spencer Gallucci 18 days ago

    This entire video is just explaining a joke, which typically ruins a joke. And in this case is... a joke?

  • Ryan Clarke-Byrne
    Ryan Clarke-Byrne 19 days ago

    "Of all people you think you'd know the damage of a misplaced nut"

  • Holden_D_Znuts
    Holden_D_Znuts 20 days ago +2

    "What's the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?"
    My wife.

  • Daniel Son
    Daniel Son 21 day ago

    The "misplaced nut" joke was fucking incredible. Delivery 12/10.

  • PKfire26
    PKfire26 21 day ago

    this was the first casually explained i saw which made me think this channel was more informative than comedic, which kinda turned me off until my friend showed me one of this channel's other videos, after which i practically binged all the vids.

  • Dylan Pettijohn
    Dylan Pettijohn 21 day ago +1

    I hate people that edit comments

  • ZanZYFull 0122
    ZanZYFull 0122 22 days ago

    This my friends is what you call an 11 and a half minute joke.

    REVO_MOVO 22 days ago +1

    First time I hear you make a video with a voice tone like you are not about to kill yourself after the video, we can clearly see that you are passionate about this subject !

  • Alluring Trash
    Alluring Trash 22 days ago

    I laugh at my own jokes a lot

  • Dumb Shit
    Dumb Shit 23 days ago +1

    Your mom

  • Mind over Mindfuck
    Mind over Mindfuck 23 days ago

    This is so well explained wtf ^^ I find that people are actually funnier if they're not always obviously trying to make a joke. Your deadpan delivery works so well because if no one chuckles, we can still move on, but if it's obvious that you tried and it fails, we're all gonna feel a bit awkward. The class clown is never as funny as a well-placed comment from the stoic kid, and that's basically your channel in a nutshell.

  • Mark Zhitnitsky
    Mark Zhitnitsky 24 days ago +1

    What's the most complex thing you've done in your kitchen?
    Me: my girlfriend

  • Apple Journal
    Apple Journal 24 days ago

    6:34 that was a good joke

  • Jonaven
    Jonaven 24 days ago +1

    It’s not delivery it’s Degiorno

  • Abdulrahman ali
    Abdulrahman ali 25 days ago +5

    To tell a funny joke

    Just speak generally about your life.

    Works everytime.

  • ferry octavian
    ferry octavian 25 days ago

    I don't understand American jokes

  • Tomáš Prachenský
    Tomáš Prachenský 25 days ago +1

    feels wierd to hear him laugh at the end
    I'm not used to hearing emotions in his voice

  • Don Matthew
    Don Matthew 25 days ago

    this is a funny comment.

  • interstellar piece of meat

    The funniest part of this video is that he thinks people can’t laugh and be offended at the same time.

  • Ryan M
    Ryan M 26 days ago

    I stand at the refrigerator door wondering if this meal is going to consist of six eggs, or half a dozen eggs. :/

  • The Dark Kitten
    The Dark Kitten 26 days ago

    Personally I just say some random bs and I get 5 minutes of laughter.

  • ТурбоТОП
    ТурбоТОП 26 days ago

    i love dis channel

  • Devil's Advocate
    Devil's Advocate 26 days ago

    That Simpson comment will leave you crucified.
    Just sayin'.

  • Living Your Beast Life

    Man you broke it down so well. Mind blown. I’m not even interested in this topic but this explanation got me interested in seeing how comedians think.

  • mayisuppose
    mayisuppose 28 days ago +24

    Bo Burnham? David Mitchell? Bill Burr?
    Okay this guy's comedic taste it incredible.

  • directfunebru
    directfunebru 29 days ago

    Most complex thing done in a kitchen: conceiving a baby.

  • Aerohk
    Aerohk 29 days ago

    Being funny is extremely difficult to achieve, and requires a really high level of intelligence.

  • Avram Victor
    Avram Victor 29 days ago

    Soooooo...comedy is like cancer

  • Hankthedankengine515 0

    So you’re saying i can’t go up on stage and surrender to the fact that I beat minorities on a daily basis and not get laughed at?

  • JordanTOASTY
    JordanTOASTY Month ago

    I only watch your videos to see your beautiful face. (I’m not kidding it looks cool)

  • Lauren Mendoza
    Lauren Mendoza Month ago

    dat misplaced nut joke tho

  • Sierra Z
    Sierra Z Month ago +37

    “What’s the most complex thing you do in your kitchen?”...
    Your mom

  • hans klok
    hans klok Month ago

    ironic how i find nearly all of your videos hilarious but this one not so much

  • Pine Cone
    Pine Cone Month ago

    3:23 my wife

  • alessia cara
    alessia cara Month ago

    the David Mitchell example made me happy. that’s it, it just made me happy

  • dog leon
    dog leon Month ago

    "literally nothing to something"
    big bang is a joke, we all are.

  • Brad Stephens
    Brad Stephens Month ago

    He... he actually explained something...

  • Norrish100
    Norrish100 Month ago

    The most complex thing I do in my kitchen is my wife...

  • ByVRM20
    ByVRM20 Month ago +1

    I just watched the entire video and it really was the most complex thing I ever done in the kitchen.

    Like for the punchline.

  • Taco_Man
    Taco_Man Month ago

    Funny haha me me.

  • Holly Whitt
    Holly Whitt Month ago

    I like this video. But what I find interesting is that you go against a lot of what you discussed with the last bit "so I guess im saying that comedy is like cancer". It's a first order joke that you tried to sell by chuckling through the punchline during multiple takes to encourage the audience to believe it's funny. A deadpan delivery of "I guess comedy is basically like cancer. -CUT" wouldve been more effective. I'm sad that you ended this otherwise solid video about jokes with a poor delivery of a mediocre joke.

  • DR2C
    DR2C Month ago

    That 'misplaced nut' joke was fuckin great!

  • Johannes Stein
    Johannes Stein Month ago

    you loose if you are German

  • JJ JJ
    JJ JJ Month ago +1

    I love this channel. Funniest, original content!!

  • Alice Storm
    Alice Storm Month ago

    *of all people you think you'd know the damage of a misplaced nut*

  • Jeffrey Fong
    Jeffrey Fong Month ago +1

    nah, according to Amy Schumer, if you dont laugh at my jokes, I can assume you are sexist. I can still hide from that

  • Yutoli0
    Yutoli0 Month ago +1

    *What's the most complex thing You do in your kitchen*?
    A: My wife.

  • The Ocean rabbit
    The Ocean rabbit Month ago

    This video sums up my train of thought.

  • Zafro _
    Zafro _ Month ago

    6:35 had me weak

  • Mindbleach
    Mindbleach Month ago +1

    Force the audience to picture something.
    "Resistance to being kicked" is evergreen.

  • Jerry Cordova
    Jerry Cordova Month ago

    Good on you for that Louie Ck "nut" joke lol!

  • Vogo
    Vogo Month ago

    i expected this to be funny but it turned out to be expected.

  • Anaeoem 20
    Anaeoem 20 Month ago

    This is actually really helpful

  • Bob The Hat
    Bob The Hat Month ago +2

    How to be funny:
    1) don't be female
    2) be edgy
    3) be sarcastic

  • Ryan Kloosterman
    Ryan Kloosterman Month ago +3

    Why did little Suzi drop her ice cream?

    *Because she got hit by a bus*

  • Spencer White
    Spencer White Month ago

    "Let's take something simple and add more *layers*"
    *shows cake*
    Guys he made a joke in his video about making jokes

  • 「S」
    「S」 Month ago

    6:35 Absolutely *SAVAGE*

  • BlockedUser
    BlockedUser Month ago

    usually i'm not funny. but when i am i'm in auto pilot

  • Chris Wiseman
    Chris Wiseman Month ago

    11 minute lead up to the videos punchline. Incredible.

  • LowerTheBoom
    LowerTheBoom Month ago +1

    Yeah but how do you tell a funny joke. I mean a REALLY FUNNY joke?

  • Ashish Saini
    Ashish Saini Month ago

    6:40 misplaced nut!!

  • Gandalf Stormcloud
    Gandalf Stormcloud Month ago

    The answer is "cook meth"

  • Sean L
    Sean L 2 months ago

    Just be very exaggerative and or sarcastic and when that doesn’t work, use puns or irony to say something that isn’t actually funny.

  • dugesn
    dugesn 2 months ago

    maybe some of us arent meant to be funny :(

  • Prime Studios
    Prime Studios 2 months ago +27

    This is the most informative video I have seen you produce.


  • TrueDiamant 777
    TrueDiamant 777 2 months ago

    The rule #1 in comedy : don't need to dollow a rule or a path to be funny

  • sheemnewera
    sheemnewera 2 months ago

    Giving up or getting better 😂😂

  • Ebic Life
    Ebic Life 2 months ago

    Well at least I think you're good.

  • Pranesh Gautam
    Pranesh Gautam 2 months ago

    Kill a baby is better guy

  • laserspark123
    laserspark123 2 months ago

    Face reveal soon?

  • Biological Failures
    Biological Failures 2 months ago

    How to be funny? Don’t try, don’t tell jokes, you’re not a stand up comedian.

  • TheBeanSnorker
    TheBeanSnorker 2 months ago

    Who else things comedians aren’t funny

  • Potato2840 Ali
    Potato2840 Ali 2 months ago

    I'm funny online but irl no one understands😢😢

  • yee gorl
    yee gorl 2 months ago +1

    ... to inside jokes

  • Tommie Solomon
    Tommie Solomon 2 months ago

    Person: what's the most complex thing you've done in the kitchen?
    Me: Jerk off.
    Person: Wait what? why do you jerk off in the kitchen!?
    Me: *stone faced sipping tea*
    A better question is 'why is it complex?'

  • Pirate Modz
    Pirate Modz 2 months ago

    Your face

  • Drew Rodgers
    Drew Rodgers 2 months ago

    “What’s... *insert setup here* ...?”
    *Audience laughs in sync.*
    I think we all know what the joke is here.