The Humor Code

What makes a joke funny? A professor and a journalist think they’ve uncovered the secrets of comedy, and they explain their findings in a new book The Humor Code: A Global Search For What Makes Things Funny.

Credits

Guests:
Peter McGraw - University of Colorado, Boulder - @PeterMcGraw, Joel Warner - journalist - @joelmwarner

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott