Joel Warner

journalist

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Freelance journalist based in Colorado; co-author of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny

Joel Warner on KCRW

What makes a joke funny?

The Humor Code

What makes a joke funny?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Season 3 of Bodies coming September 22, 2021.

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