Gag Writer

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Gag Writer

A comedy writer, especially for television. A gag writer may be hired to compose a humorous commercial intended to increase sales of a product.
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But it is in the end a 'full-circle' tale of acceptance and forgiveness, something unexpected in a production created by a team of gag writers. One never knows the depth of artistry within even the funniest of funnymen.
The top 10 chosen by Harry and the comic's gag writers will appear on Beano.com, with kids voting for the funniest class.
But his comment this week on BoJo's decision to back the No campaign showed that, for all the cutbacks the Government is making, the gag writers are still making a living at the taxpayers' expense.
Julian has been seeking out the most corny jokes since 1975 as one of the world's chief cracker gag writers.
He also delivered a beautifully paced run of gags about the economic downturn, having to sack all his gag writers and outsource them to India, resulting in less jokes about the Pope and more about Hindu gods.
THE ANSWER IS: JOSH BILLINGS THE QUESTION IS: What do you call invoices from gag writers?
"I always joke that I have the best gag writers in the business working for me: politicians."
Eric Keroack's name was announced as President Bush's choice to oversee federal family planning efforts, late-night TV gag writers had a fat pitch for newsy one-liners.
Gag writers for 50s TV comedian Max Prince battle against all the odds to produce television's funniest variety show ...
Bob Hope was called "lazy" for employing gag writers (although Eric & Ernie weren't).
And Henry, instead of being stuck in his Surrey mansion and relying on gag writers, got out and spoke to people find out what they feel.