Humor in the Classroom, An Interview with Dave Tarvin

On this episode of Humor Talks, we’re chatting with Dr. Dave Tarvin, PhD. Dave is a lecturer at Texas A&M where he teaches courses including the History of Rhetoric and Western Thought, Leadership and Conflict Resolution, and the Rhetoric of Humor. He’s also my brother from the same mother (yes, we’re related). We talk about… 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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4 Ways Humor at Work Improves Productivity

When I travel the country and talk with people about humor at work, they are often already aware of some of the soft benefits humor provides: it makes you laugh, makes things fun, and helps you relax. What most people don’t know about humor in the workplace is that it can make you more productive… Read more

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The Physics Problem Gotham Needs

I would have paid more attention in class if we got to solve problems like this… Read more

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10 Life Hacks That Will Make You More Efficient

Often times we go through life doing things the way our parents or friends did them, or the way we just figured out on our own. That’s not always to most effective way to get things done. Here are “tutorials” for 10 hacks to make life more efficient. 1. Peel a Banana Like a Monkey… Read more

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