A Great Comedy Resource: the ‘Conan’ Writers’ Transitions List

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If the Workaholics writers’ board of terrible joke clichés is a solid resource for what phrases not to use as a writer or comedian, then the below so-called “transitions list” that Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin shared on Twitter earlier this week is the perfect resource for phrases that are perfectly acceptable to use when you’re feeling stuck in your joke writing. The list is a compilation of transitions Kilmartin and the other Conan writers have used writing monologue jokes over the years, and it’s since been shared and praised by tons of comedy writers including late night host Stephen Colbert. Check out the full list below:

Be sure to follow Kilmartin on Twitter as a thanks for making all your future joke writing much easier.

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