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Author McGraw, Peter (Ph. D.), author.

Title The humor code : a global search for what makes things funny / Peter McGraw, PhD, and Joel Warner.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - New Materials  152.4 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  152.43 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  152.4 MCG    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  152.4 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  152.43 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  152.43 MCG    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  152.42 M164    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  152.4 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  152.43 MCGRAW    Check Shelf
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [218]-226) and index.
Contents Colorado : set-up -- Los Angeles : who is funny? -- New York : how do you make funny? -- Tanzania : why do we laugh? -- Japan : when is comedy lost in translation? -- Scandinavia : does humor have a dark side? -- Palestine : can you find humor where you least expect it? -- The Amazon : is laughter the best medicine? -- Montreal : punch line.
Summary Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist travel the globe to discover the secret behind what makes things funny, questioning countless experts, including Louis C.K., along the way.
Subject Wit and humor -- Psychological aspects.
Added Author Warner, Joel, author.
ISBN 9781451665413 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $26.00
1451665415 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781451665420 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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