“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body.
It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression.
It is a business asset.
It attracts and keeps friends.
It lightens human burdens.
It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”
I haven’t laughed so hard since the beginning of the pandemic.
This was Humor Week (officially The Authentic Comedic Voice) at my beloved Chautauqua Institution, and it was hilarious. Lewis Black, Bill Ingvall, Benji Lovitt, Leighann Lord, Ego Nwodim, and others — not to mention a visit to the National Comedy Center down the road in Jamestown, NY — had me guffawing for a solid week.
And it felt so good! Laughter may not cure Covid, but it certainly goes a long way to curing a lot of other maladies in our world today.
Have you had a good laugh lately?
By the way, have you heard this one? Helvetica and Times New Roman walk into a bar. “Get out of here!” shouts the bartender. “We don’t serve your type.”