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Friday, October 24, 2008

Politics can be both dead serious -- and hilarious. Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine, talks about what makes for good political humor. Also: Please Explain is all about jealousy! Find out why the green-eyed monster can sometimes be productive.

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Bob Mankoff

Political Laughs

This election season has spawned some unusually good political humor. Find out what makes politics funny, and why some political cartoons are successful and others aren't. Bob Mankoff is cartoon editor for the New Yorker magazine.

Weigh in: What do you think is the funniest thing ...

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Please Explain: Jealousy

Jealousy is one of the most basic human experiences; it's even been observed in infants as young as five months old. Find out what jealousy is, what causes it, and why the green-eyed monster can be both destructive and productive. Dr. Maria Legerstee is Professor of Psychology at York University; ...

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