The Enemy of the Good (eideteker) wrote,
The Enemy of the Good

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Thinking about humor. ("A bit of a mindflip")

"Writing about humor is like dancing about architecture." - Steve Martin

Not just me, but many people make jokes that are about jokes, or jokes that are intentionally lame "to highlight the humor of the idea of people with a lack of humor telling jokes." I quote myself in IRC:
"I am so meta-humorous, it's not even funny. Literally. Self-referential and so-called 'conscious jokes' are so not funny."

Will I stop making them? Never! "I have nowhere else to go."

So, self, why are we posting this to our journal? I guess so people will at least know that we have no pretensions to being funny when we know we aren't. (I typed that entire sentence looking as far away from the monitor and keyboard as I could, faster than I normally type, without a typo. I can't type when paying attn. to what I type, for some reason. Case in point, I guess, Becca). Clever wit, maybe, an exercise of the brain, that's all. If you laugh, you're welcome. If I laugh, I'm happy, so what do I care about you? Minimally, of course. I care about you all, just not from a stimulus-response perspective.

It's been so long since I last said "stimulus-response."

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