The new show “The Last of Us” has received much critical attention, and rightly so. For a series based on a video game, a video game with a devoted fan base, the writing, production, and acting have been outstanding. One aspect of the show that has received some attention
The democratization of humor
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I recently returned from a trip to Amsterdam for a conference. I gave a talk at Tilburg University on Humor and the Common Good, which is my current…
It's the language that ain't funny
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Dr. Mike on Humor, Philosophy, and Other Things