George Takei's joke-writer gets paid $10 per joke

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  1. Jon Hein is God

    Jon Hein is God New Member

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    whats the point of paying someone for a joke if they are going to start taking all the credit when it works ?

    reminds me of rodney dangerfield's double bagger joke, jackie made sure everyone knew he wrote it.

    i think as a joke writer, you need to reference your work tactfully so that other potential employers don't get turned off. he could say he has written some jokes for george takei, he doesn't have to mention facebook, he doesn't have to mention which jokes and he doesn't have to imply that it is every joke.
     
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    i think jackie "wrote" that joke like bob levy wrote "im gonna beat my dick like it owes me money", its an old fucking joke, he just heard it somewhere
     
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    Howard needs some good jokes - or something to make the show funny again.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    He does, but he's not going to pay a whopping $10 for each joke. It takes Howard a microsecond to earn that $10, and he's not going to just give it away to make his audience laugh.
     
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    maybe he could pay benjy in peanuts :dontknow:. then again, can't get water out of a rock :facepalm:
     
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    skytzoboy not a fuck to give

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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Man, if she showed up at my Jewish door with Jewish cookies and wearing a Jewish fur coat, I might just Jew my Jew all over the Jew.


    How come it's OK for Lisa to be a bigot? Where is it written that saying you'll only fuck Jewwy Jews is not being RACIST in some manner?
     
  9. mike25

    mike25 Active Member VIP

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    religion is an exclusive group. it is no different with Christians or Muslims. if you follow any of the 3 religions to the letter, you will find that there are a lot of things that don't fit in this politically correct environment. personally, i think the mormons have it pretty good with that polygamy .
     
  10. Lance Murdock

    Lance Murdock Well-Known Member

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    sounds low.
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    I never got the concept of telling other people's jokes as if you thought them up.
     
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    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Benjy gets paid $50,000 a joke. Howard says about 4 things that are funny a year.
     
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    The biggest musicians don't write their own stuff
     
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    maybe only 4 things are funny, but howard uses benjy's jokes a lot, especially during the interviews.