Whatever happened to the good old fashioned quick-fire jokes we used to hear on the radio and TV or read in magazines? This collection of gags from the old days covers all the usual suspects: arguing couples, stingy Scotsmen, cheating shopkeepers, cheeky kids and annoying mothers-in-law. Sit back and laugh
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-14 - Publisher: Yale University Press
A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture--by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of humour and the functions it serves. Why do we laugh? What are we to make of the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Provides advice from comics, celebrities, and politicians on how to use humor more effectively in everyday life, and includes the basics of comedy, political correctness, strategies to avoid potential pitfalls, and exercises to build humor skills.