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Gravdigr 02-10-2016 12:57 PM

Word.

Don't laugh a whole lot anymore, not worried on that score...

glatt 02-10-2016 01:19 PM

What happens to laughter? I don't laugh much anymore either.

Is laughter tied to novelty and things just aren't as novel as you age?

Gravdigr 02-10-2016 03:20 PM

I think laughter goes to the same place that gray hair comes from.

Clodfobble 02-10-2016 03:34 PM

I very actively seek out laughter. It's a big part of why I started doing the open mics. Yeah, it's attention, but it's also an excuse to attend a free comedy show on a regular basis. But even beyond that, a drama has to be extraordinary before it gets on my queue, whereas a comedy can be middling at best and I'll still watch it if I get 2-3 small laughs over the course of 30 minutes.

Gravdigr 02-10-2016 03:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Clodfobble (Post 953299)
I very actively seek out laughter.

I used to. Now, not so much.

lumberjim 02-10-2016 04:22 PM

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Originally Posted by glatt (Post 953290)
What happens to laughter? I don't laugh much anymore either.

Is laughter tied to novelty and things just aren't as novel as you age?

That makes me sad to hear. I don't have any handy advice, either. More thought required.

Undertoad 02-10-2016 04:38 PM

Here, try some Maria Bamford that just came out

This is literally the only thing I've ever laughed out loud at in over 40 years of Prairie Home Companion. She crushed it. Never mind the lame audience


glatt 02-10-2016 06:33 PM

Ok. That WAS funny. I laughed out loud at least 5 times. Especially the song about therapy.

Carruthers 02-11-2016 04:33 AM

It speaks for itself, really.

http://s8.postimg.org/e0684c31h/Call_Todd.jpg

Gravdigr 02-12-2016 02:00 PM

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monster 02-13-2016 05:57 PM

I can't imagine life without laughter. I seek humor in everything. pisses the oncologist off no end -he has NO sense of humor AT ALL. Imagine if it was a requirement for passing the board :D

Gravdigr 03-19-2016 03:20 PM

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Gravdigr 04-14-2016 03:48 PM

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In my neck o' the woods, at the end of a loooooong dead end road:

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Gravdigr 05-07-2016 12:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Undertoad (Post 953302)
Maria Bamford...Prairie Home Companion.


Literally thirty seconds into that I could take the breathy, low impact, soft, PHC-style of speaking no longer. Nothing against PHC, but, anyone but Keillor sounds like they're trying way too hard to do it.

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