Keith Ryan has been writing comedy stuff with co-writer Nick Cheek (yes that's his real name) for ages now, it's a bit ridiculous really. The duo has a sitcom script that has gone feral and is currently roaming the Canadian wilderness, with several other spec sitcom scripts locked up in their cellar but more or less tame. The two are also working on a film script for a comedy-horror or horror-comedy, depending on who is reading it. Keith is thinking about helping Nick get back into stand-up but between them and the kids and the wives and the full time jobs who has the time, am I right? Yes.
After you do something like writing and directing a sketch, you feel compelled to help others who might want to achieve their own dream of writing and directing a sketch. So you do what comes naturally: explain How You Did It, in 17 easy steps.
If you fell asleep during the 22 words he used before he got to the point, in a nutshell, it was "Whatever dude, they're in love, stop harshing their buzz". All of which is entirely awesome and momentous to anyone with a brain, obviously.
Like many of you, I'm a married, employed white male with two children under the age of five and a mortgage. Which means that, like many of you, I'm about two glasses of prosecco away from qualifying as a functional alcoholic.
13/01/2012 22:07 GMT
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