Why This Is the Most Important Joke John Cleese Has Ever Heard

John Cleese was in super sarcastic form during his recent Reddit AMA.

John Cleese as Basil Fawlty, Graffiti in Lisbon, Portugal.

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'Booty' Is The Funniest Word In The English Language, Study Says

A study surveyed 821 people to find the funniest words in the English language.

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Every Joke Falls in One of 11 Categories, Says Founding Editor of The Onion

The Onion founding editor Scott Dikkers says every joke can be categorized in one of 11 "funny filters."

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The Serious Philosophy behind Louis C.K.'s Comedy

The “Philosopher-King” of comedy is Louis C.K. You may know his work, but you might not realize there is some serious philosophy behind some of the best jokes.

Louis C.K. arrives at the premiere party for FX's 'Wilfred' and 'Louie' on June 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katy Winn/Getty Images)

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