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When Humor and Anti-Humor Collide

I found this post by Amy to be interesting, as I think we have similar senses of humor in many respects, and I’m somewhat fascinated by the concept of anti-humor. I’ve never come across the “No soap, radio!” joke in … Continue reading

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The Ninety-Eight Words We Don’t Say

I generally like Bill Maher, even if I don’t agree with everything he says. On his most recent show (actually his next-to-most-recent now; I started this post a few days ago), he brought up a few interesting points. One is … Continue reading

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The Film of the Joke

The Aristocrats – This 2005 documentary is about an old joke, which originated in the vaudeville era. If you haven’t heard the joke before, you’re not alone. It’s apparently one that comedians tell each other, rather than one they’ll do … Continue reading

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