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 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.
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.
for cartoonists and gag writers, which is celebrating its 50th year of publishing.
Brian said many comics that readers think are done solely by their founders are in fact partly or mostly handled by gag writers, inkers, and others.
So we decided to ask Scotland's top comics and gag writers for their favourite jokes - with a Tartan Army twist - to put a smile back on our glum faces.