What is Humor?
Humor as a Process of Communication.
The Teller's Part - the "Setup" and "Punch Line".
The Audience's Part.
The Formula for Humor - S, P, therefore C
Types of humor.
The Play on Words
"What's Wrong With This" Humor
What makes humor funny or unfunny.
The Teller's part.
Adhering to the formula.
The punch line and its timing.
The Audience's part.
Context of knowledge.
The psychology of humor.
Humor as a pleasure and its relation to similar pleasures.
The life-affirming role of pleasure.
The life-affirming role of humor.
Humor and values.
Humor and psycho-epistemological evaluation.
Ridicule -- its uses and misuses.
Humor for fun and profit.
Humor as motivation.
Humor as an aid to focusing.
Humor in education.
How to construct jokes.
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