Posts filed under: I’m Not Joking

I’m Not Joking

Join Dr. Peter McGraw—Director of the Humor Research Lab (aka HuRL), Co-author of The Humor Code, and behavioral scientist—as he talks to funny people about their lives.
Shane Mauss is a stand-up comedian. He has appeared on Conan and Jimmy Kimmel, has Netflix specials, and headlines on shows all over the world. More interestingly, Shane does comedy about science. He hosts the podcast, Here We Are, where...
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Bob Mankoff is the Cartoon and Humor Editor for Esquire and former New Yorker Cartoon Editor. A student of humor and creativity, Bob has devoted his life to discovering just what makes us laugh, and seeks every outlet to do...
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Luisa Diez is an anthropologist, museum worker, and comedy booker in New York City. She splits her time between making exhibitions and producing and watching comedy shows. She currently books Too Many Cooks, a weekly show in Manhattan, as well...
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Kendall Carroll started her career as a high school theater teacher in small town in West Texas. She made her way to the MBA program at the University of Colorado Boulder. While in the MBA program, Kendall has focused on...
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Michael Smith is a musician, veteran, husband, and father. He graduated from Heidelberg College with a Bachelors in Music with a focus on clarinet. He also received a Masters in Musicology from the University of Rochester. He spent the majority...
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Wende Curtis started as a cocktail waitress at Comedy Works in Denver, moved on to general manager, and is now the owner and operator of comedy works in Downtown Denver and in South Denver. Wende expanded her business to include...
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Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. He is the best-selling author of Irrationally Yours, Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality,...
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Ovul Sezer is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches Negotiations and Decision Making, and she studies the unproductive ways that people try to influence...
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David Thomas is an assistant professor attendant in the Department of Architecture at the University of Colorado Denver. His studies the aesthetics of fun and the value of play. For nearly 20 years prior, he was a professional game journalist...
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Zoe Rogers is a stand-up comedian. She’s been featured on Disney Babble and Nickmom.com and has performed at the She Devil Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, and Edinburgh Fringe.   Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How...
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