Harnessing Humor for Humanitarian Work

humor for humanitarian work

On February 19, 2018, I opened my inbox and was excited to see the following email subject line: Harnessing Humor for Humanitarian Work: Drew + Red Cross? I was excited because that is some excellent alliteration. And because, while I love the work we do empowering individuals at corporations all around the world, it’s great… Read more

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Improving the Classroom with Humor

Ever since I was little, my brother, David, has been a teacher. My mom thinks it’s one reason I did so well in school. He would come home each day and teach me everything he had learned in class (he’s 2 years older than me). The problem is that sometimes he just made things up, and… Read more

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Why Tide Super Bowl Ad Was So Funny

super bowl tide ad

The undisputed winner of the Super Bowl Ad Game was Tide. Their ad(s) created conversation, sparked memes, and has been relentlessly referenced in the days since (including people commenting that, given the clean nature of the spacesuit, SpaceX’s launch of a Tesla was actually a Tide Ad). But this blog isn’t to talk about how good the… Read more

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Picturing Better Presentations

presenting with pictures

One of the simplest, and easiest, ways to add humor to a presentation is to add visuals. We are so conditioned to seeing slides full of text in presentations that seeing an image on the screen immediately gets us more engaged. We wonder: what is this a picture of? How does it relate to the… Read more

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Humor at the McDonald’s Drive Thru

Think about the stereotypical view of a fast food worker. In most media, you see them portrayed as disinterested teenagers who would rather be anywhere else. They are the DMV workers of the food industry. Not so in this video of a trip to a McDonald’s drive thru. Watch the video and we’ll come back… Read more

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