College Small Talk Calendar

A calendar for knowing the appropriate small talk topics to discuss… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: Humor and Business Communication

Cincinnati, OH – I had the great pleasure of being a guest lecturer for a class this past Thursday at UC Clermont College. The course, Business Communication, focuses on establishing written and oral communication standards in preparation for entering the workplace. I talked with the students about the value of using humor in business communication… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: Comedy and Communication

Baton Rouge, LA – For the 3rd time, I visited my brother in Baton Rouge and was a guest lecturer for his Communications class. This year we did a 2-class workshop on how to use comedy in communication. The first class covered the theory of comedy and included topics like the Rule of 3s, the… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: Comedy as Commentary 2012

New York, NY – For the 4th time, I was happy to visit the New School in NYC today to be a guest lecture for the Comedy as Commentary class. The class, as I’ve mentioned before, takes a look at the importance of comedy in providing commentary on what’s important in society. I spent my time… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: Improv and Public Speaking Spring 2012

Baton Rouge, LA – I got a chance to return to Baton Rouge this past week and once again filled in as guest lecturer for my brother’s Public Speaking and Argumentation & Debate classes. In each, I took key elements of the class syllabus and used improv exercises to experientially teach the subject matter. This, combined with… Continue Reading >

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