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Why Am I Laughing?:
Ep. 4 — Why Are Jokes Funny?

This week on Why Am I Laughing, Ben and RJ talk about the anatomy of jokes. Why are jokes funny? What makes them funny? What does “funny” even mean? From brain function to dysfunction, we discuss the true nature of why we are laughing.

00:49 - Box Office: MacGruber 2 film in the works.
4:05 - Television: “What We Do In The Shadows” creators developing a TV show about paranormal activity in New Zealand

7:05 -Why Are Jokes Funny?
9:34 - What is “Funny”
17:30 - The Anatomy of a Joke

19:40 - Joke Categories
20:10 - Observational Jokes
23:02 - Self Deprecating Jokes
25:52 - Cynical Jokes
27:53 - Over the top Jokes
29:20- Satirical Jokes
31:19 - Physical Jokes
33:53 - Timing/Situational
36:24 - Puns/Word Play

36:36 - Ben’s Wacky Facts

44:26 - #WAILMailoftheWeek

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