As someone who writes comedy songs and stealthily worms his way onto the writing staffs of corporate entertainment blogs in order to plug them under his boss's radar, I always have mixed feelings when some smarty pants blogger comes along and tries to legitimize what, at the end of the day, is a really stupid way to try and make money. But Stephen Lynch, one of a small but growing cadre of non-smarty pants non-bloggers who do make money at it, does a pretty good job:
For everyone who looks at all these musical comedians and thinks
"I want to get some of that money", are some guidelines on how to make a good
Unfortunately, he leaves the "getting some of that money" part tragically unexplored. But he at least has some good insights into the "writing to make your roommates giggle" part.