The Underrated Humor of Radiohead’s OK Computer – The Atlantic

The Atlantic The Underrated Humor of Radiohead's OK ComputerThe AtlanticBut I don't know—to listen to the newly reissued OK Computer is to be struck by the one aspect of the album that's still somehow underrated: its humor. Yes, Radiohead is perhaps the modern pop-rock act most described with the word “gloom.” Yes, OK …Radiohead's 'OK Computer': […]

Humor Sometimes Makes Stressful Situations Better – Psychology Today (blog)

Psychology Today (blog) Humor Sometimes Makes Stressful Situations BetterPsychology Today (blog)Humor can be a great mechanism for dealing with stress. Jokes and witty conversation can make you feel closer to the people around you. In addition, a key element of jokes is that they force you to look at the same situation in different ways. […]

Kecoughtan grads address Class of 2017 with humor – Daily Press

Daily Press Kecoughtan grads address Class of 2017 with humorDaily PressKecoughtan High School Senior Class President Lawrence Nichols laced his address to the Class of 2017 with humor and anecdotes. Nichols joked with the 398 seniors during graduation Saturday afternoon about the time they'd spent together at …

Rovio targets adults with the naughty humor of Angry Birds Evolution – VentureBeat

VentureBeat Rovio targets adults with the naughty humor of Angry Birds EvolutionVentureBeatRovio said it has taken a more adult approach on the flock, with naughty humor, pop culture references that adults would get, and classic role-playing game combat. You can join clans, unlock perks, compete with other players, and chat with clanmates.and more »

Stay thirsty: ‘Most interesting man’ now pitching tequila

 NEW YORK (AP) — “The Most Interesting Man in the World” is giving up beer for tequila. Actor Jonathan Goldsmith appeared as the sophisticated, eccentric and worldly pitchman for Dos Equis beer for nearly a decade. He’s now promoting Astral Tequila. In a new ad, the 78-year-old Goldsmith nods at his Dos Equis days by […]

Ryan Gander looks back with humor – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Ryan Gander looks back with humorThe Japan TimesBritish artist Ryan Gander does the spread of contemporary art polysemy through objects, installations, paintings, photography and video. All is brought under the rubric of “conceptual” art, for which the catalog of “These wings aren't for flying” at …

Fading Humor, or Jokes That Lose Their Mojo – The Weekly Standard

Fading Humor, or Jokes That Lose Their MojoThe Weekly StandardSocial change can be tough on humor. A few years ago I read a book of stories and sketches by James Thurber, who I remembered as being very funny, and felt as the comedian Chris Rock remarked about watching the movie The Last Temptation of Christ, …

Fading Humor – The Weekly Standard

Fading HumorThe Weekly StandardSocial change can be tough on humor. A few years ago I read a book of stories and sketches by James Thurber, who I remembered as being very funny, and felt as the comedian Chris Rock remarked about watching the movie The Last Temptation of Christ, …

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