Laugh with comedian Jeff Stilwell as he tackles Trump,
More on Jeff Stilwell’s Riffing Method
Believe it or not, Jeff does NOT work off a prepared script. The A Block (before the bumper) and C Block (final segment) are lightly prepared in advance, tis true. But the large B Block in the middle (almost all of the material) is pure riffing.
How does he do it? He works off a simple bulleted list of, maybe, three points that he has memorized to keep his riffing in line. All the rest – every word, all his historical examples – are pulled from his mind in the moment, much like rappers do. If you ask him what he will say during the B Block, he answers, “We’ll find out during the filming.”
And, the cartoons? They