The Value Of Humor (Really)

“More than music, more than sports, more than “personal style,” comedy has become essential to how young men view themselves and others, the research showed. Eighty-eight percent of respondents said their sense of humor was crucial to their self-definition, 74 percent said ‘funny people are more popular,’ and 58 percent said they sent out funny videos to make what might be called a special impression on someone else.”

Source: The New York Times 02/19/12