Podcast: Comedy by the Numbers with Dr. Gary Rudoren and Prof. Eric Hoffman


Prof. Eric Hoffman and Dr. Gary Rudoren are two of the world's foremost researchers in the field of humor. Their new book, "Comedy By the Numbers" contains "The 169 secrets of humor and popularity." They promise that you don't need to be funny to be funny -- just memorize their system, and you'll quickly be impressing the cool kids.

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i was considering buying this book until i heard this interview.these guys are just so cloying. i wonder if there's a chapter in their book about trying to hard.love the show. keep it up. i reference this show at least once a week in conversation. it brings me much joy and education in my make pretend show biz career..