The Humor Code – Peter McGraw and Joel Warner (Review)

What’s the one thing we all do, but no one agrees about why we do it? Have sex? Vote for politicians? Pray to whichever god we decide to pray to?

While those issues might still be mysterious, they’ve also been pondered and pawed at by great thinkers for thousands of years. The question of Why We Laugh, however, has often been dismissed as the runt of the academic litter, rarely sucking on the teat of inquiry despite being one of clearest windows of insight we have into human behavior.  -How The Legal Marijuana Industry Is Helping The Denver Comedy Scene Grow

The Humor Code