The Humor Spectrum

Raj Sivaraman and Jono Zalay are two Ph.D. scientists who spend their nights performing standup comedy. Not letting their days go to waste, they decided to study what makes people laugh. In their second WICF science presentation, Jono and Raj will build upon previous studies of women and comedy to identify and understand the strengths and challenges for female comedians. Raj and Jono will finally put to bed the question of "Are Women Funny?", and answer more pertinent questions, like "Why are women funny?" and "Is modern standup a female artform?" Comedy. Science. Women. This presentation has it all...

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