Episode 2

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Published on:

31st Jan 2021

2 Comedy

A man and a woman walk into a bar ... the rest is history! Join us this week as Caitlin gives a crash course on comedy, the first recorded joke, an insiders' peek within the comic clique and the anatomy of jokes. Stick around to hear the scientifically and statistically proven funniest joke in the world.

Drink of the episode:

The Aristocrat

  • 1 1/2 oz Red burgundy
  • 1 oz Strawberry syrup*
  • 1/2 Pimm’s
  • Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon twirl or grated nutmeg

Steps

  1. Combine all ingredients except for Champagne ahead of time and chill in refrigerator.
  2. Pour into a flute and top with the Champagne.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twirl or scrape of nutmeg.

More Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Aristocrats

https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-joke-life/worlds-oldest-joke-traced-back-to-1900-bc-idUKL129052420080731

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/the-science-of-humor-is-no-laughing-matter

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/laughing-is-good-for-your-mind-your-body-heres-what-the-research-shows

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNTd5mzyY_A

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About the Podcast

Amateur Intellectuals
Comedy and Talk Show
Amateur Intellectuals is a podcast where two friends bring their curiosity and irreverent sense of humor as they explore a myriad of intellectual topics. Equipped with the fervor and qualifications non-experts, Master of Communication Caitlin and Bachelor of No Fine Art Kendall challenge their minds and livers as they laugh, learn, and libate with an on-theme cocktail.

Each Sunday, Caitlin and Kendall bring their thirst for knowledge (and alcohol) as they tackle new topics, share personal stories and laugh hard along the way - as only Amateur Intellectuals can.

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