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Why Is Funny? How America Lost Its Sense of Humor

Jokes entail risk, because in order for them to work, they need to be a bit unsettling, and to get better at telling them we need to be allowed to fail.

· 18 min read
Why Is Funny? How America Lost Its Sense of Humor
Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Episode ‘The Puffy Shirt’ aired September 23, 1993, Season 5. 1990-1998 / Alamy Stock Photo.
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