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How to write comedy for some money?

Any pointers on how to take comedy writing to the next level and actually earn some money from this? I am sure Hollywood needs lots of writers, but how do you get your foot in the door?...

7 Dumbnews 03.01.11 1:27pm
Hunter F. Thompson
Speedy's New Year speech

Because there's a brouhaha concerning censorship, all major French news sites are carrying this clip [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Btvsawlx58w&feature=player_embedded]New Year [/url]Best...

9 Hunter F. Thompson 03.01.11 12:06pm
Hunter F. Thompson
I can make you happy by Paul mckenna ,could he make you happy

what do you think ?...

0 Malcum eggs 03.01.11 10:21am
Malcum eggs
Spain joining the 21st Century.

I see finally that Spain are banning smoking in bars and restaurants. From the CNN story: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/01/01/spain.smoking/index.html?hpt=Sbin 'Juan Carlos Sanchez says he...

1 bonjonelson 03.01.11 10:08am
Hunter F. Thompson
"Firing towards him"

great explanation IDF: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/01/02/west.bank.palestinian.killed/index.html?hpt=T2...

1 FormerlyAlOPecia 02.01.11 8:50pm
4ty2
When's 'Curry and Chips' being repeated?

So Frankie Boyle drops the N-word on Tramadol Nights and the press react as if no one has ever said or done anything more offensive. David Walliams and Matt Lucus black up and drag up in Come Fly...

6 shitsu_tonka 02.01.11 6:16pm
Mrblacker
Chuck Berry two months behind in rent claims Bristol landlord.

(more soon)...

0 Milo Shame 02.01.11 4:29pm
Milo Shame
Very funny book recommend

Can I do everyone a favour by recommending a book that I was given for Christmas called University Challenged by Wendy Roby., It is book full of geniune answers given in game shows over the years on...

1 Basil_B 02.01.11 1:31pm
rikkor
Welcome, Mr ArseBiscuit. That's a very nice name. 10 PluckyMunky 02.01.11 11:14am
victory V
Happy New Year Biscuit O' Barrell

I hope that 2011 brings everything you want fortune success parole may all your wishes come true., It's been emotional,, Mxx...

4 Mary Evans 02.01.11 10:18am
Gerontius
Oops - posted in the wrong place like a novice twat!

If you'll forgive the expression....

4 govanesque 02.01.11 9:25am
MrChigleysAunt
Wish I'd thought up the one about

Elton John being in a massive huff with his new baby. But I didn't. Sharing anyway. Happy Hogmanay all...

3 allmyownstunts 01.01.11 3:03am
The All New Jeni B
Council bans new year celebrations so as not to offend the Chinese community

Kingston Council's diversity Csar Kevin Simpkins etc...

1 ronseal 31.12.10 10:23pm
ronseal
News Quiz...

Call me naive (hell, why not it’ll make a change from “cunt”) but I enjoyed the News Quiz just now. I know it’s cosy and Radio 4, but it made me laff in a way that Tramadol Nights didn’t....

6 Doylem 31.12.10 9:37pm
Sinnick
Genghis's "Honour Killing" bit from the archive is so funny.

For whatever reason, I didn't like it at first, but it has grown on me over time...

2 rikkor 31.12.10 2:13pm
rikkor
Sorry, wrong room.

As you were ....

4 Stan 30.12.10 11:15pm
brownpaperreporter
Do you think that paisley makes her look fat?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1342580/Anorexic-model-Isabelle-Caro-appeared-shock-fashion-campaign-dies-28.html Don't even write any negative responses. I knew someone who had anorexia,...

6 rikkor 30.12.10 11:14pm
brownpaperreporter
Newsbiscuit Christmas Number One – It’s Golgo13!

Merry Christmas pop-pickers. It’s the chart race that everyone’s been talking about and, despite a Facebook-led campaign to have Rage Against the Machine’s version of Bring me Sunshine named...

19 editor 30.12.10 9:49pm
rickwestwell
SPAM ALERT: don't read anything from "Dan Brown" 6 bonjonelson 30.12.10 7:53pm
bonjonelson
Geordie wants to post one liner ,fears someone will gerron to us. 4 Malcum eggs 30.12.10 3:55am
Malcum eggs
SPAM ALERT: don't read anything from "NEEDYUOO" 1 Sinnick 30.12.10 12:39am
rikkor
Second coming...

Yes, it’s true, I flounced out of NewsBiscuit, but, thanks to the power of Google - and a schism in the space/time continuum that no-one could have anticipated - I am now worshipped as an...

24 Doylem 30.12.10 12:38am
rikkor
Merry Christmas everyone.

I wish you all the best in 2011...

17 rikkor 30.12.10 12:36am
rikkor
great work ed

in polishing my piece into my first ever solo fp. Looking back tgat looks a little wrong...

0 simonjmr 29.12.10 12:37pm
simonjmr
Snow (the rhyming version)

Snowed, we were snowed by the money-laundering banks, And banks of the white stuff spread far and wide:, In New York, Heathrow and Roissy no-where to hide, Unless slipshod and covered in a tinfoil...

1 Hunter F. Thompson 27.12.10 2:45pm
malgor
Tears of joy turn, when Octarian Hugh Hefner's bride-to-be sees Pre-nup. 0 melody 26.12.10 9:09pm
melody
How many people have been and left this site ?

is it too many to mention ? Bitches ? There are a few writers that everyone admires and the others now and again post something nice and funny ,it does happen .If it was left to a few to come up with...

14 Malcum eggs 26.12.10 2:59pm
ramblesnake
Should old acquaintance...

I think Our Garry has p-ssed off; that started me thinking of the greater and lesser lights who are no longer here. I was not here at the Big Bang of NB, I only remember Joan and Cloan Bloggs...

27 rikkor 25.12.10 8:14pm
rikkor
Does anyone fancy winning a top of the range laptop? No obligations - honest

Security company Trend has finally realised that security is so boring that they have to bribe people to take interest. So they're giving away A Toshiba - Qosmio Laptop, (18.4" Display / 6GB Memory...

8 ronseal 25.12.10 8:12pm
rikkor
Festive felicitations, one and all.

Here's to a nice peaceful Christmas, with love and joy and goodwill to humourous spoof news story writers of all faiths, persuasions and comedy preferences hereabouts. I've planned a game of...

2 wallster 25.12.10 8:09pm
rikkor