The United States of Laughter

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Today is the day! After 18 months of traveling and 12 months of writing, editing, re-writing, re-editing, re-writing etc, my book, The United States of Laughter, officially launches today. I’m incredibly excited to get it out to the world and I hope you’ll check it out. While the book doesn’t focus exclusively on humor in the… Read more

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Laughter Infographic

The following laughter infographic has been making the rounds lately and it’s worth sharing. Some of the key benefits that stick out to to me: Laughter increases blood flow by 22%. Laughter boosts the immune system, stimulates circulation, and enhances mental functioning. Laughter helps prompt a positive emotional climate and a sense of connection… Read more

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Inspiration from the Humor Project Conference 2012

I attended the 55th International Humor Project Conference this past weekend and learned from a number of great speakers. While a lot of the tips below are more inspirational than actionable (which isn’t a bad thing), there are also some great ideas on things you can do today. A huge thanks to Dr. Joel Goodman… Read more

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Humor Ideas from AATH

One of the great things about the AATH conference is hearing from experts in a number of fields sharing how humor can transform organizations, teams and lives. Here are some of my notes from the conference I attended last week. From Laughter, Cancer and Chemorella (Katy Franco) Katy is an actress, comedian and breast cancer… Read more

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New Book: 50 Quotations on Laughter

 New York, NY – Humor That Works has just released book #2 of a 3 part series, this one called 50 Quotations on Laughter. The first book, 50 Quotations on Humor, is also available. 50 Quotations on Laughter demonstrates the breadth of what laughter can do, with thoughts coming from some of the greatest minds in history… Read more

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