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The Importance of Being Funny: Why We Need More Jokes

Sponsored by The Book Table, located at OPPL | 834 Lake St. | Oak Park | 708-386-9800
October 18, 2017
7-9PM

For Al Gini, humor is more than just foolish fun: it serves as a safety valve for dealing with reality that gives us the courage to endure that which we cannot understand or avoid. Not everyone tells jokes. Not everyone gets a joke, even a good one. But, Gini argues, joke-telling can act as both a sword and a shield to defend us from reality. This book is for anyone who enjoys a good laugh, but also wants to know why.

 

 

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