What is funny? Comedy is not a science, it's art. Therefore there are no rules and
it can be very subjective. What one person finds funny another might cringe at.
Mar 23, 2014 ... Entry 1: What, exactly, makes something funny? ... he hit upon the benign
violation theory, the idea that humor arises when something seems ...
Apr 1, 2014 ... A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny ... Veatch proposed that humor
emerges when something seems wrong or unsettling but is ...
May 5, 2011 ... JINAE WEST: We'll get to the science of funny in a minute. ... the idea that when
something is found to be funny, then what was just happening, ...
Dec 31, 2014 ... He says there are a lot of scientific theories about what makes something
humorous – he cites 3 main categories of what works and why.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Makes Something Funny?&v=ysSgG5V-R3U
Oct 12, 2010 ... In this talk he not only discusses what is funny, but w... ... this talk he not only
discusses what is funny, but what makes something funny as well.
What's funny and why does our brain react to funny situations in the manner that
it does? ... Laughter is triggered when we find something humorous. There are ...
So it is quite difficult to actually determine what makes something funny. Maybe it
is the moment at which the joke has been made, may be it is in the way the ...
Aug 11, 2010 ... Scientists claim to have discovered the secret of what makes something funny.
“Analyzing humor,” wrote E. B. White, “is like dissecting a frog. Few people are
interested and the frog dies.” True, and philosophers especially count among the