Jesse David Fox chronicles comedy’s history and the roles context, laughter, timing, and other factors play in comedic movies, television shows, and standup sets from 1990 through the early 2020s.

“Comedy Book: How Comedy Conquered Culture and the Magic That Makes It Work”

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Podcast: Good One: A Podcast About Jokes

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