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Amateur Intellectuals - Caitlin Ward and Kendall Smith EPISODE 2, 31st January 2021
2 Comedy
00:00:00 01:15:57

2 Comedy

A man and a woman walk into a bar ... the rest is history! Join us this week as Caitlin gives a crash course on comedy, the first recorded joke, an insiders' peek within the comic clique and the anatomy of jokes. Stick around to hear the scientifically and statistically proven funniest joke in the world.

Drink of the episode:

The Aristocrat

  • 1 1/2 oz Red burgundy
  • 1 oz Strawberry syrup*
  • 1/2 Pimm’s
  • Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon twirl or grated nutmeg

Steps

  1. Combine all ingredients except for Champagne ahead of time and chill in refrigerator.
  2. Pour into a flute and top with the Champagne.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twirl or scrape of nutmeg.

More Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Aristocrats

https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-joke-life/worlds-oldest-joke-traced-back-to-1900-bc-idUKL129052420080731

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/the-science-of-humor-is-no-laughing-matter

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/laughing-is-good-for-your-mind-your-body-heres-what-the-research-shows

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNTd5mzyY_A