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Megan teaches and writes

about comedy studies, theatre, and pop culture.

Featured articles

The theatre industry is crumbling? Us small-timers would like to have a word.

On Chris Rock's Selective Outrage and the real outrage of our times.

An analysis of the world's best joke.


Comedy and Society

American identity through the lens of the 19th and 20th century stand-up comedian.

Advanced Comedy Writing

Stand-up and sketch theory and practice.

Stand-up Comedy Practicum

Hands-on joke writing and telling.

Script Analysis

Dramaturgical strategies for reading plays.

Musical Theatre History

The evolution of the American musical.

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