Away with Words

Away with Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions Paperback – June 13, 2017  by Joe Berkowitz (Author) Fast Company reporter Joe Berkowitz investigates the bizarre and hilarious world of pun competitions from the Punderdome 3000 in Brooklyn to the World competition in Austin.

Improv Leadership

Improv Leadership: A Comedian’s Guide to Effective Leadership in an Unscripted Workplace Paperback – April 1, 2017  by Andrew Bright (Author), Kimberlyn Bridges (Editor), & 1 more Improv is amazing. There is no script and no director. You don’t hold a meeting before starting the scene or vote for the best idea before moving forward.…

Your Mind is a Funny Thing

Your Mind is a Funny Thing Paperback – December 6, 2014  by Dave Gutteridge (Author) An improv comedian all his life, and a standup comedian for over 15 years, Dave Gutteridge combines his comedy experience with the latest scientific research on humour and the human brain to offer his take on what exactly it is…

The Quotable Jewish Woman

The Quotable Jewish Woman: Wisdom, Inspiration and Humor from the Mind and Heart Paperback – February 1, 2007  by Elaine Bernstein Partnow (Editor) The words of Jewish women to inspire, enlighten and enrich your life. is the definitive collection of ideas, reflections, humor, and wit by Jewish women. Compiler Elaine Bernstein Partnow (The Quotable Woman)…

Therapeutic Humor With the Elderly

Therapeutic Humor With the Elderly 1st Edition  by Frances A Mc Guire (Author), Rosangela Boyd (Author), Ann James (Author) Therapeutic Humor With the Elderly explores the use of humor as a tool in providing activity programs to older adults. It provides new program ideas for activity directors in all types of settings.

Laughter Out of Place

Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown (California Series in Public Anthropology) 0th Edition  by Donna M. Goldstein (Author) Donna M. Goldstein challenges much of what we think we know about the “culture of poverty.” Drawing on more than a decade of experience in Brazil, Goldstein provides an intimate…

Lemons to Laughter

Lemons to Laughter Paperback – January 1, 2008  by Tim Gabrielson (Author), Diana Rankin (Editor), John Tschida (Editor), & 1 more Tim believes in the ripple effect caused by a single person making an effort to positively change their surroundings. “I’ve never seen a situation that couldn’t be made better with humor…” Tim’s”keep it funny”…

Laughter: Notes on a Passion

Laughter: Notes on a Passion (Short Circuits) Paperback – August 27, 2010  by Anca Parvulescu (Author) Most of our theories of laughter are not concerned with laughter. Rather, their focus is the laughable object, whether conceived of as the comic, the humorous, jokes, the grotesque, the ridiculous, or the ludicrous. In Laughter, Anca Parvulescu proposes…

Laughter

Laughter: A Scientific Investigation Paperback – December 1, 2001  by Robert R. Provine (Author) Drawing upon ten years of research into this most common-yet complex and often puzzling-human phenomenon, Dr. Robert Provine, the world’s leading scientific expert on laughter, investigates such aspects of his subject as its evolution, its role in social relationships, its contagiousness,…