CU Boulder Leeds School of Business professor Peter McGraw studies what makes things funny, and how it can benefit marketing and management. In today’s CU on the Air podcast, Professor McGraw talks with host Ken McConnellogue about the funny and not so funny aspects of humor, such as:
- Examining the genesis of laughter.
- Cultural similarities and distinctions.
- How improv can make you smarter.
- A rat’s laugh.
- Why having a good sense of humor can help you advance in the workplace.
- The dangers of failed attempts at humor.
- The Humor Code, by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner
- Storytellers: Business professor’s journey to find the funny bone, 9News
- Upright Citizens Brigade, in Los Angeles, improv
- Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, Denver
- Podcast transcript