Karyawan ke Kantor dan Bercanda di Sana

Karyawan ke Kantor dan Bercanda di Sana “I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.” – Samuel Goldwyn Anda mungkin sudah tahu bahwa humor punya potensi yang tak terbatas di kehidupan sehari-hari, termasuk di tempat bekerja. Namun sejatinya, kebebasan humor juga…

Benarkah Stand-up Comedy Adalah Singgasananya Etnis Marginal Saja?

Dustin Goltz Benarkah Stand-up Comedy Adalah Singgasananya Etnis Marginal Saja? “Mata saya yang sipit ini mengajarkan bahwa orang Cina itu rendah hati, tidak pernah memandang sebelah mata. Pakai dua mata saja susah, apalagi cuma sebelah?” – Ernest Prakasa (Dari Merem ke Melek, 2013, h.3) Tidak pernahkah terbesit dalam pikiran Anda, mengapa kini stand-up comedian dari…

Comedy and Social Science

– Comedy and Social Science: Towards a Methodology of Funny (Routledge Advances in Sociology) 1st Edition, e-Book by Cate Watson(Author) While there have been many sociological and psychological studies of humor, few can claim to be funny. Humor may be regarded as a legitimate topic for social scientists, but in general, they present their research…

Joke-Performance in Africa

Joke-Performance in Africa: Mode, Media and Meaning (Routledge Contemporary Africa) 1st Edition, e-Book by Ignatius Chukwumah (Editor) Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and…

Humor and Chinese Culture

Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective (Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences) e-Book by Xiaodong Yue(Author) This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences…

Not All Claps and Cheers

Not All Claps and Cheers: Humor in Business and Society Relationships e-Book by Francois Maon (Editor),‎ Adam Lindgreen (Editor),‎ Joelle Vanhamme (Editor),‎ Robert J. Angell (Editor),‎ Juliet Memery(Editor) Description Scholars from various disciplines have studied humor since antiquity. Yet, over the centuries, these researchers have also struggled to conceptualize a viable, well-accepted notion of humor.