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What is Comic Acting? Part II

Here’s the second part of an article on comic acting. The first covers some definitions, and the second gets into the weeds. Part II Aight. Previously, we formed some basic ideas about how to define good acting, and sorted out some of what makes comedy work. This leaves a question wide open: What makes a…Read On

What is Comic Acting? Part I

Here’s an article on comic acting in two parts. The first covers some definitions, and the second gets into the weeds. Part I I grew up in a time when “being funny” meant impersonating first Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura and then Mike Meyers as Austin Powers. Later, Sacha Baron-Cohen as Borat entered the canon…Read On