Humor Skills & Development
Unless there are comic poltergeists at work, there is no apparent reason why a Jay Leno or other comics should have more amusing experiences than a Al Gore. The comedian’s experiences are probably no more amusing than others; he or she simply has a sensitivity to the environment and circumstances and so perceives humor that a more serious person might miss. Steve Allen
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What It Takes to Make People Laugh by Larry Wilde
Lessons From Legendary Laughmakers by Larry Wilde
Lights...Camera...HUMOR by Darren LaCroix
Laughter and Mental Flexibility by Steve Bhaerman
Mumbai: Home of Laughter Clubs and World Laughter Day by Steve Wilson
General Book List - Humor Skills Development
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The Amazon links provide photos of the book, but the full title, author and copyright date are not easily visible. Therefore, below the Amazon links, we have repeated the list of books in alphabetical order according to the author's last name (which is also how they are listed in the Amazon links, although it may not be obvious).
Here is an easier-to-read alphabetical list by author's last name of the books above:
An asterisk (*) indicates an AATH author.
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