How Do Wise, Elbow-Patched Comedy Scholars Fare at an Open Mic?


Top five academic paper titles mentioned in this article about comedy scholars doing standup at the 2011 International Society for Humor Studies Conference:

5. “Toward A Contextual Theory Of Organizational Humor”4. “Jokes About Jewish Sex Roles And Gentile Jokes About Stupid Blondes And Stupid Athletes”3. “A Third Level (Or, A Fourth Level, Maybe)”2. “The Death and Resurrection of Louis CK: Report on a Bombing in Dublin”1. “A Comic Rejoinder to American Culture’s Hegemony of Sensitivity: White, Hyper-Masculinity in HBO’s Comedy Series Eastbound and Down”