Michelangelo’s Sense of Humour

Sources: 

  • „Infinite Jest- Wit and Humour in Italian Renaissance Art“ written by Paul Barolsky; University of Missouri Press Columbia, London 1978
  • you can read Vasari´s biographies here (please note that these stories are not really accurate so take these with a grain of salt): „the Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects“ translated by Gaston de Vere; 10 Volumes; London 

Cover: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Michelangelo%27s_Bacchus?uselang=de#/media/File:Brogi,Giacomo(1822-1881)-_n._3180FirenzeGalleria-_Bacco_di_Michelangelo.jpg

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
Michelangelo’s Sense of Humour
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The effects of humor on the human body and mental health

This giggly feeling you have when you are laughing, the slight stomach pain after laughing your ass off – have you ever wondered what laughing does to you and your body?

In our podcast we will dive into the positive effect laughing has on your health and psyche. Thanks for listening!

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
The effects of humor on the human body and mental health
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What‘s funny anyway? – Memes

Memes are one of the biggest pop-cultural phenomenon we have right now. But what even are they? What is their history? How are they made? And what role do they play in our society and especially in the young generation? These questions will I, Mila, discuss with my fellow students and friends Aziza, Isabel and Simon.
I‘m looking forward to your feedback and your thoughts on the matter, so please get in touch!

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
What‘s funny anyway? - Memes
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From Comedy Podcasts to funny texting errors

We all have been there: As embarassing it can feel to send an unintended text message to the wrong person at first, it can turn out to be a great and funny story to tell as well. Alexandra and Mia are going to talk about the German Comedy Podcast “Bratwurst und Baklava” story about texing fails and draw a parallel to their experiences and what makes it so funny.

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
From Comedy Podcasts to funny texting errors
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Humour across cultures

Humour itself seems to be universal right? But how does it come that people around the world seem to have different kinds of humour and how does this affect our perception of humour? In this episode we – Franziska, Antonia, Evelina, Helin and Rebekka – will be talking about different kinds of humour, our own experiences with humour in different cultures and in what way our perceptions of humour as westerners differentiate from those of easterners.

Image: Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash

other resources:
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00123/full
https://youtu.be/w-abKKg0sw8
http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/humor

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
Humour across cultures
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About Houses, Frogs and Irony

Irony is a familiar method used to be funny and tell a joke. What many people, especially of the older generation, don’t know is how Gen Z has completely mastered the way of ironic speech, going beyond the standard irony! Many layers of irony are required to decode what a joke is meant to say and usually the humour is merely limited to the people who are accustomed to its usage, making it special for only that demographic. Older generations might not find it funny, but we have made it our task to at least explain how Gen Z irony works!

For more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsuSveDAlpI

2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
2022 Summer: HUMOR :-)
About Houses, Frogs and Irony
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How a pandemic affects our mental health

We think if there are two words we could erase from our minds and conversations for a looong, long time they definitely would be covid and pandemic. After two very draining years, which took a toll on our physical but also our mental health, we think it’s time to finally sit down and for the very last time talk about how, why, and in what way our happiness and mental health were influenced by the pandemic.

2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
How a pandemic affects our mental health
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Quick Guide to Happiness

How to achieve happiness in times of Covid-19?

In this podcast I will talk about the meaning of the word happiness during a worldwide pandemic and how to reach the goal of being or staying happy even in uncertain times.

2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
Quick Guide to Happiness
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How Covid Influenced Our Paths to Happiness

In this episode, Anna and Teodora discuss important national challenges in regard to the ever-changing COVID-19 regulations, as well as their personal experiences during the first two lockdowns in light of a potential third. They also share their personal insights on mental health, as well as some coping strategies for how to make the best out of the time spent in self isolation and some of the hidden opportunities given by COVID for self-growth.

Jingles:  Blues Sting & Rock Sting from Jingles — Royalty Free Music
Episode Image: Photo by Andrea Sánchez on Unsplash

2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
How Covid Influenced Our Paths to Happiness
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Laughter: All For Humour’s Sake?

Ever thought what laughter is good for? There is the very obvious thing of it making us happy, but is there more to it? Tune in as we explore laughter and discover how powerful it can be!
Sources: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Sg8xuyFr4ltVBlQ0hJmP226x5PBLSniVDaXDtcmvuaQ/edit?usp=sharing

2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
2021/22 Winter: Happiness in the Pandemic
Laughter: All For Humour’s Sake?
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