Lord Chesterfield once said that “frequent and loud laughter is characteristic of folly and ill manners.” And that is why we only remember him as the namesake for a certain brand of sofa. It is also the reason that we are, perhaps, more familiar with other more important people like Charlie Chaplin and Mark Twain who are remembered for such adages as “a day without laughter is wasted” and “against the assault of laughter nothing can stand,” respectively. This being said, I thought I’d like to share with you some things that have made me laugh recently.
Though many people may find him dry, one of my favourite humorists is the bard himself. Who can go wrong with such hilarious one-liners as “misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” This is a clip of his newest Tragedy, entitled William and Kate.
If that didn’t get you going, perhaps your sense of humor is even more overtly political, in which case I whole-heartedly recommend the King of Kanadian Komedy, Rick Mercer!
…outdated albeit educational.
Maybe you’re like me and can’t seem to get enough Potter fix. If so, A Very Potter Musical may be just the thing! I will warn you in advance, however, it is Act 1, Scene 1 of full length musical, and once you push play, you will very likely be unable to hit pause!
Finally, my all time favourite comedian. Not only are his remarks witty, his timing uncanny, his creativity genius, but he is English, and that makes all the difference. I give you John Cleese in…