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How Seinfeld Writes a Joke

I just came across this terrific post from the New York Times in which Seinfeld reveals some of the process of writing a comedy bit.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/magazine/100000001965963/jerry-seinfeld-how-to-write-a-joke-.html

 

Spot on, of course. And despite being about verbal comedy, it reveals a lot of the important aspects of visual comedy – rhythm, brevity and reincorporation.

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