Making Funny Work



It’s not a given, public radio and comedy. Serious, newsy, public service-y, yes. Hilarious… not so much.

Fortunately, a guy who knows funny — PJ Vogt, co-host of Gimlet’s “Reply All” — has come to the rescue. Over at Transom, he offers a lesson in fractional humor techniques that can help your work in surprising ways.

We definitely don’t want public radio to sound like late night TV talk shows, but knowing how to inject a little levity can’t hurt. For a lesson in tickle and wry, click here.

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