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Comedy skit: Gun Free Zones

Posted: March 28, 2013 at 4:50 am   /   by

The essence of a lot of humor is simply this: taking things that people know to be true and talking about them out loud. Sometimes called “observational humor,” this technique has been used by such disparate voices as Andy Rooney and Jerry Seinfeld. People keep using it because it works.

Or, as Fat Tony said, “It’s funny ’cause it’s true.”

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Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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Comedy skit: Gun Free Zones