3 Jokes I Wrote in My "Anyone Can Do Stand Up" Class
I took an "anyone can do stand up" class in 2005 with a bunch of divorcees and accountants and made everyone depressed. Here's my sad sack childhood squeezed into the 'no fail' stand up template for joke writing the class had supposedly perfected
- •It's hard growing up with a young mom...Especially when you surpass her emotional maturity at the age of five. You start seeing her mistakes coming a mile away. (Act out) Tom Selleck wannabe with a hairy chest and no job? Please mom, use a condom this time. And don't let him live here for free if he promises to "babysit"
- •There are some good things though...you do have a lot of the same interests...(Act out) "Mommy? Can I have a sip of your margarita?" "Yes. Now shut the fuck up, the Muppet Show is about to start"
- •The weird thing is, you grow up with no guidance, and then your mom starts feeling guilty and tries to be a parent when you're a teen...(Act out) "Punkin? Do you know how babies are made?" "No, but I know that after two daiquiris you like it hard and deep."