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The Origins of Wit and Humor (2014)

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A comedy writer's desperate need for approval leads him to a wonder tonic that begins to bend his world into a series of increasingly bizarre, stilted comedy scenarios, which forces him to explore his own worth outside the writer's room.

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Les Candalero
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Jim 'Pops' Poppas
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Debra
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Rachel Poppas
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Hot Dog Prodigy
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Calei Ann Clark ...
Mary
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The Origins of Wit and Humor begins with the abrupt end of a five-year relationship and sees professional comedy writer Les Candalero melt into a puddle of self-doubt. With nothing left to lose, he orders an outdated wonder tonic that will grant him an irresistible sense of humor. The product works - too well. Les begins to doubt the only thing he ever prided himself on, his sense of humor. Are they laughing at him or the tonic? He, with the help of his best friend Pops, sets out to flush this aphrodisiac out of his system and return stasis - or at least honest laughs - to his world. Written by DimeStore Films

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