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New York Times
NOT long after the physicist Werner Heisenberg (not the guy from “Breaking Bad”) identified the uncertainty principle in the early 20th century, E. B. White — in a somewhat similar vein — warned against meddling with what defines funny. “Humor ...
Chicago gets last laugh as funniest city in US, says CU-Boulder studyCU Boulder News & Events
'Humor Algorithm' Determines America's Funniest CitiesBusiness Insider
Portland '5th funniest city' in U.S.kgw.com
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Seeking a Museum With a Funny Bone, Starting From Scratch
New York Times
Gabrovo, Bulgaria, is the home of the celebrated House of Humor and Satire. Odessa in Ukraine plays host to the famed Humorina festival. A Museum of Comedy is being planned for a church crypt in London. Shrines to individual comedians, including Red ...



Press-Enterprise (blog)

HUNNEMAN: America's 50 funniest cities listed in new survey
Press-Enterprise (blog)
Instead of a humorous activities or comedy clubs up popped links to “funny smell in Riverside” with several stories about a cloud of gas believed to have drifted over the region from the Salton Sea in Sept. 2012. Smaller cities did not make the list ...

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No laughing matter: Texas cities rank among least funny in U.S.
Houston Business Journal
Researchers used criteria such as the frequency of funny web searches originating from each city, frequency of visits to humor sites, comedy clubs per square mile, proportion of funny tweeters living in the city and number of famous comedians born in ...
Meet the Author: Joel Warner5280 The Denver Magazine
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Columbus Alive

Local books: OSU professor looks at comedy through lens of race and gender
Columbus Alive
But what is fascinating from the feminist social movement perspective, Mizejewski asserts in “Pretty/ Funny,” is that feminist ideals — which have been subject to demonization and associated with lacking a sense of humor — are being showcased and ...



Comedy Listings for April 25-May 1
New York Times
Jim Norton (through April 27) This New York Times best-selling author and co-host of the cult radio show “Opie & Anthony” brings his explicit but very funny brand of humor to Carolines on Broadway. At 7:30 p.m., with a 10 p.m. set on Friday and ...

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HitFix

Katy Perry's 'Birthday' Video is a Comic Failure
HitFix
Opinions about the video are mixed even at HitFix, but I think the attempt at bawdy humor in this video is truly what separates Katy Perry from the similarly irreverent Ke$ha: Katy pretends to go all out and Ke$ha actually achieves it. ... She play ...

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The Science Behind a Laughter Epidemic and Other Ways that...
The New Republic
I spoke with the psychology professor who co-wrote The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny on a laughter epidemic in Tanzania, how The Onion's editors produced their first post-September 11 issue, and why alcohol doesn't always make ...



How To Be Funny: The Six Essential Ingredients To Humor
TIME
Mel Helitzer's Comedy Writing Secrets is commonly used as a textbook in college courses on comedy writing. What does it say is the best method for how to be funny? Helitzer explains the “THREES” formula. It's an acronym for the six essential elements ...



Men's Journal

6 Ways to Be More Universally Funny
Men's Journal
For the past few years, journalist Joel Warner and Peter McGraw, a psychology professor and founder of the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado, circled the globe to answer the question: What makes people laugh? They visited comedy clubs in ...
This Is Why You're Not Funny: A Professor's Scientific Approach To Dissecting ...Co.Create

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