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Halloween posts

Different people have different opinions on Halloween — here’s some articles on the subject that you may enjoy: History of Halloween The day after Halloween – a shopping day for clowns Pumpkin Carving Skit – a clown ministry skit suitable for Halloween, harvest time or Thanksgiving Clown makeup,...
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The Use of Timing to Make Your Humor Connect

Humor is one of the most effective tools for connecting with an audience. It builds bonds and refreshes the mind. And although the right words can make people laugh, humor is more than just words. As speakers, we learn that the impact of humor is heightened by how...
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Delivery Vs. Content

Which is more important? Content (the words) or delivery (the style)? That would be like asking: When creating an oil painting, what is more important, the paints or the technique of the artist? The truth is you need both. One without the other produces no art. And content...
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You’re not a real clown! or are you?

You’re  not a real clown! or are you? A recent posting in the Forums triggered a thought, which resulted in this article –  what do you do when some darling child says, “You’€™re not a real clown!”  I recently had this happen when my alter ego,  Raynbow D....
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Taking Your Humor To The Next Level

Taking Your Humor To The Next Level – part of the Humor Power series Here are some specific things you can do to sharpen your humor skills: To see the humor around you and to deliver it from the platform with punch.
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Behind The Red Nose – Therapeutic Clowning

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Behind The Red Nose By  Carole Fawcett Therapeutic Clowning in the Okanagan “The arrival of a good clown exercises more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than of twenty asses laden with drugs.” As far back as the 17th Century, when Dr. Thomas Syndenham made this...
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Editing Your Funny Material

Editing Your Funny Material
Editing Your Funny Material – part of the Humor Power series When you first sit down to write, do not edit.  Just let the ideas flow. Put them on paper or into the computer. If you are writing jokes, write as many as possible. Later when you edit...
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Turning Good Humor into Great Humor

Turning Good Humor into Great Humor part of the Humor Power series Now that you have a collection of good humor lines, use here are some ideas for reworking your humor ideas and developing them into something even more funny.
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