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RFT Ep 222 – Thats Funny Edition

Posted by Don McLenaghen on August 27, 2013

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This week an extended interview with local funny man Hamoon Efdis.

Download the episode here! 

We talk about the health effects of laughter, the origins of humour, the first recorded jokes and how Jokes have evolved over time. Are there words that should never be used, even in a joke? Are there topics that are out of bounds for comics? What is offensive? What is obscene? How are these the same/different and what role does it play in comedy?

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We venture into the role comedy now has in presenting serious news to the under-30-somethings.

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Hamoon even takes a shot at what he would do if he were Barak Obama.

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Radio Free Thinker is experimenting with a new format, next week we plan to have Randolf Richardson from the Atheist Frontier.   Find out more:

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