Observational Humor — Case Study #130

Humor Power

It’s time for another Observational Humor Monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting. A good twist of a callback.). Interesting twist of a callback. We will look at the set-up for the joke. Then we will look at the joke and what makes it funny. before the monologue was presented.). A speaker said that giving free speeches is a good way to build your. speaking business.

Observational Humor — Case Study #159

Humor Power

Here is another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a TM meeting. The Set-up (what happened and what was said during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Clubs used to do invocations to open the meetings. Our meeting location has a guard desk at the entrance. Callback to prayer in the meeting and linking it to the challenge of Table Topics.).

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Observational Humor — Case Study #158

Humor Power

Here’s one I presented at the Las Vegas NSA chapter meeting in October 2017. To help you understand the jokes, here is what happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was presented. In his role as emcee, Marv did a costume change during the meeting, changing coats. A callback to something said earlier. When I was told that I would be delivering the wrap up humor at the end of the meeting, I had to change my underwear. .

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Observational Humor — Case Study #48

Humor Power

A topper and a quick and unexpected callback.). A triple which sets up a punchline which is a callback.). Inserts a callback to switch a classic joke.). This is a triple that sets up a callback. But most people would never guess it when first meeting me.). Here’s an Observational Humor monologue from a Darren LaCroix humor workshop in Las Vegas. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the workshop.).

Observational Humor — Case Study #48

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A topper and a quick and unexpected callback.). A triple which sets up a punchline which is a callback.). Inserts a callback to switch a classic joke.). This is a triple that sets up a callback. But most people would never guess it when first meeting me.). Here’s an Observational Humor monologue from a Darren LaCroix humor workshop in Las Vegas. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the workshop.).

Observational Humor — Case Study #111

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THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). She said that she would do that later in the meeting, just before she performed the role. It also used the trigger of TENSION, since I was using a walker for only the second time at a club meeting. A callback and self-deprecation.). Here’s another Observational Humor monologue. Learning to use Observational Humor adds a fresh touch to your prepared speeches.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #108

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THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Many of the people attending the meeting were wearing shorts. Speaking so it looked as though I had no teeth) I was talking with Ryan before the meeting and he explained to me the benefits of running for club office. (A And then I indicated that I was just kidding by using a callback referring to the technique of exaggeration.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #47

Humor Power

It was presented at the end of a Toastmasters meeting. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). Our club President opened the meeting with a toast. Our emcee for the evening announced the meeting theme: “Kicking Bad Habits.&#. Which reminds me to announce that after the meeting, there’s a party…at Barbel’s. The topper is a callback.).

Observational Humor — Case Study #41

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THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened at the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Our Area Governor, Karen Lewison, was present at the meeting. The joke is that she attends meetings only when we’re serving cake. Ryan Mulligan, our meeting emcee, was asked how old he was. And a good topper using a callback.). Here’s another Observational Humor monologue which is presented in the Reverse Question format.

Observational Humor — Case Study #102

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THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). A group had dinner with our Guest Speaker and we arrived later than planned, just before the meeting was scheduled to start. We had a Club Business Session at the beginning of the meeting. We were late arriving at the meeting tonight. I’d like for our first-time guests to know that this is not a usual meeting. Good callback.

Observational Humor — Case Study #88

Humor Power

Here’s another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Member Darren LaCroix was attending the meeting. We were serving cake after the meeting. The club was voting on a new meeting format to make us a Humor Specialty Club. . Often, one of them is absent from a meeting while the other one attends.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #42

Humor Power

Here’s another observational humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered). When the Observational Humor is complete, the Master Evaluator finishes the overall evaluation of the meeting, and can critique the humor segment, if necessary. The theme of the meeting was Training Camp. But in this case it was a callback line that I couldn’t resist.).

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Observational Humor — Case Study #109

Humor Power

Here is another Observational Humor Monologue delivered at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). A callback to the Pick-a-Winner closing to Bobby’s speech.). I’ll give you the set up, followed by the punch line. And then we’ll briefly look at why the joke was funny. . In her speech Melanie said “In my family I’m the quiet one.

Observational Humor — Case Study #51

Humor Power

Those comments, about what happened during the meeting, will put the humor in the proper context. Some simple callbacks. Callbacks liking things in common between Darren and me. Here is an opportunity for you to see and hear an Observational Humor monologue presented on January 25, 2010.

Observational Humor — Case Study #51

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Those comments, about what happened during the meeting, will put the humor in the proper context. Some simple callbacks. Callbacks liking things in common between Darren and me. Here is an opportunity for you to see and hear an Observational Humor monologue presented on January 25, 2010.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #38

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I’ve known Fripp for more than 20 years and shared a story from an NSA chapter meeting in Los Angeles. I wish you could have been there…17 years ago on a Saturday at an NSA chapter meeting in Los Angeles. At the end of the meeting I was helping Fripp pack her audio and video albums. Fripp and I were the only two people in the meeting room as she was ready to leave for the airport.