Writing The Hilarious Toast It’s been said that “Death is easy, but Comedy is hard.” And it is TOUGH to be funny. But at the end of the day, a lot of us are looking to laugh while we’re sitting in the audience at a wedding, listening to friends, family and loved ones toast to the married couple. Since you’re still reading, it sounds like you can relate. And since you don’t want to contribute to a long line of unfunny, boring, droning, and sometimes even cringe-worthy wedding speeches, let’s see if we can help you out. So, follow me from “why” we want to be hilarious during our toasts to “how.” Humor, like a gazelle to a lion, is a moving target.