Numbalex: Depressed Yet?

Here’s the latest from my UCB Comedy Beta team, The Brig.


I wrote it, Matt Mayer directed it and Nathan Russell shot and edited it.

This was an easy concept to pitch but a really difficult one to write (It’s hard to find facts you can state in a single sentence that are depressing, but in context make the commercial’s point of view funny and not just depressing). I did a first draft that was all over the place in terms of tone and approach, and the rest of the team really helped me refine and organize the idea. Also, my favorite line (about marriage) comes courtesy of Crystal Delahanty.

4 Comments

  • By d, February 17, 2010 @ 11:30 am

    Yes.

  • By Oda, February 20, 2010 @ 9:31 am

    Yes, thank you. Now I am even more depressed.. All marriages ends in death or divorce.. Never thought of it that way before.
    You guys are great.

  • By Christina Rodriguez, February 26, 2010 @ 4:49 pm

    There was a “Drunken Best Man Speech at a Wedding” skit on SNL which featured a really awesome line: “They say half of all marriages end in divorce, and the other half in death…. Here’s hoping you both die!”

    The human trafficking line IS super depressing, though. Good thing the puppies made up for it.

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