Question about writing comedy and the...

Question about writing comedy and the subconscious

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epistemache

Anaheim, CA

#1 Dec 10, 2012
Sometimes you think a joke or a line had it's genesis in your own mind, only to discover that you actually heard someone else say it in the past and forgot about it until your subconscious offers it up in the writing of a new joke as if it's a fresh idea.

Short of running through everything you're ever heard to make sure you're in the clear, how does one prevent such things?

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