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The art of making people giggle, chuckle, laugh, LOL, ROFL, LMFAO, and of course Snicker.
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The psychology behind what makes us laugh

The psychology behind what makes us laugh | Comedic Acting and Stand-Up | Scoop.it

A man goes to a psychiatrist and says, "Doc, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken." The doctor says, "Why don't you turn him in?" The guy says, "We would. But we need the eggs."


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One Professor’s Attempt to Explain Every Joke Ever

One Professor’s Attempt to Explain Every Joke Ever | Comedic Acting and Stand-Up | Scoop.it

Armed with a Venn diagram and his benign violation theory, Colorado professor Peter McGraw insists he can explain every joke ever.


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Acting Gigs, Stand-up Comedy and YOU! - Stand-up Comedy Tips ...

The Differences. There are some significant differences between acting and a stand-up comedy act: 1. Comedic acting scenes are not dependent upon a minimum average of 18 seconds of laughter per minute in order to have ...
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How to Create a Stand Up Comedy Routine

How to Create a Stand Up Comedy Routine | Comedic Acting and Stand-Up | Scoop.it
create comedy routines and stand up routines that will turn you into a social dynamo. Very funny!
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What Makes Something Funny? - NPR

Ever wonder what makes something funny? E.B. White once wrote that "humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind." A look at an explanation behind the punch line.


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CL Costley's curator insight, May 19, 2013 12:27 AM

Humorologists are just funny biologists.

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*NEW!* Stand up Comedy - The Secret to Becoming a Successful

*NEW!* Stand up Comedy - The Secret to Becoming a Successful | Comedic Acting and Stand-Up | Scoop.it
Article by at 2011-12-16 21:34:03 Categorized in eBooks,...
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