A case study in becoming funnier

A case study in becoming funnier

I have started on my next big question: Can science make people funnier? It is important for me to (first) show that people can become funnier either on their own or with help. For example, standup comedians hone their craft over years of trial and error, and improvisers learn the ticks of the trade at […]

The Boulder Bookstore likes the Humor Code

Tonight, Joel Warner and I are headed to the Boulder (Bubble) for an event at the Boulder Bookstore on Pearl Street. We will be talking about our adventures, with a little help from comedians Kristin Rand and Troy Walker. 7:30 pm, Tuesday September 16th. Boulder Bookstore; 11th and Pearl Street Vouchers to attend are $5 […]

The Humor Code comes to SLC

The Humor Code comes to SLC

Salt Lake City friends, I am giving a talk tomorrow (9/11) at 7:00 pm at Westminster College’s Vieve Gore Concert Hall (which, evidently, is in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory). The event is free. Because the event will be held on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I will be talking about The Onion’s […]