The Humor Code
A Global Search for What Makes Things FunnyBook - 2014
Two guys. 19 experiments. Five continents. 91,000 miles. And a book that will forever change the way you think about humor. Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist detail their epic quest to discover the secret behind what makes things funny. Dr. Peter McGraw, founder of the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, teamed up with journalist Joel Warner on a far-reaching search for the secret behind humor. Their journey spanned the globe, from New York to Japan, from Palestine to the Amazon. Meanwhile, the duo conducted their own humor experiments along the way?to wince-worthy, hilarious, and illuminating results.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Characteristics: xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm