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Photo credit counter-clockwise from left: Nathan Anderson ; Autumn Goodman ; Jonathan Daniels and Alicia Jones.

Drama Sucks: The Unbelievable Gift of Laughter

It’s free. It’s still the best medicine. And you won’t believe its power.

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter”. — Mark Twain

Laughter cures indifference. Strategically played, fights hate; enthusiastically targeted, breaks down barriers of ignorance and stupidity. Funny makes our world a sane place by the virtue of its sincerity. Its holiness. By its rawness. Its fearlessness.

“Satire is, by definition, offensive. It is meant to make us feel uncomfortable. It is meant to make us scratch our heads, think, do a double-take, and then think again”.— Maajid Nawaz

In defiance of its enormous potential. Funny sometimes is unfairly and hastily condemned. Moreover, its ability to change people’s mind and perspectives are unique. Inimitable in its own way. The most effective joke is the one that can make you think deeper, so deep, not even the sun shines there — Yes, I’m talking about Uranus. That beautiful always-forgotten planet.

“Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” — Charlie Chaplin

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Photo by Alan King

Not So Hilarious Tips To Make You Laugh Harder AF

  1. Go online: Tune in a funny show. Binge-watch your heart out. A good marathon of stand-up specials will do wonders for those saggy abs of yours. Or simply type in “funny fails” on YouTube and be a horrible human being for a minute, or an hour and laugh at somebody’s misfortunes. Below a binge-watch worthy list made by comedian Andrew Husband.
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