What Makes You Laugh

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I was looking at this title and my mind went in many different directions of what possibly would make me laugh, and then it finally hit me that there is only one true thing that makes me laugh and that is Slap-Stick Comedy.

My family hates it, and whenever I watch movies like Ace Ventura Pet Detective with Jim Carrey or Liar-Liar they simply just walk away and do something else. I mean come on Liar-Liar had me falling off my seat, because can you imagine not being able to lie, yes that would be hilarious and get you in trouble like it did in the movie. The thing is that jokes are great, but I think it depends on how it gets delivered, because if you must ask for an explanation or explain the joke, it sort of puts a damper on things. With slap-stick comedy now it’s simply the body language, the visual of seeing what happens, and a lot of the time more than likely it has happened to us at one point or another, so I think it is almost like being able to relate and laugh at it now. Another thing I find funny about slap-stick comedy is that sometimes things can have a double meaning, not everyone will get it, but for those that do, it can be hilarious. I know that this kind of comedy is not for everyone which makes slap-stick comedy an acquired taste.

What makes me laugh has to be visual, and slap-stick comedy does that for me. I am not sure if anybody remembers but there was a movie called Monty Python and the Holy Grail, oh my goodness, that move even today, makes me laugh so much that, at my age, I think if I am not careful, I’ll pee my pants (laughter). These are the type of things that make me laugh, but a good joke will also do the trick, but like I said it has to be all about the delivery on if the joke will pack the punch it’s supposed to – just saying.

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So, this was a short post, but I think you should step back from whatever you are doing and find out what makes you laugh. I read somewhere that laughing for 10 to 15 minutes burns between 30 and 40 calories, not bad huh. With that I leave you with this quote by Audrey Hepburn, “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”

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Strange but true, I was born in San Salvador, as an abroad US citizen. It sounds strange, but you see, my mother was 5 months pregnant and happen to be visiting San Salvador. She slipped and fell in a pool and well, I was born. I am a twin, but unfortunately, he did not make and I did. My mother’s side of the family happens to be well of, and I had the opportunity to live a nice life early in my childhood. You know, private school, servant, nice home, and vacations. Things change when my mother decided to follow my father to the United States and well, that is where my story begins. I started a blog a while back, but life sort of hit and I left it behind, but now as I am a bit older, I decided I needed an avenue to share my experiences with others, while at the same time allowing me to open up and talk like I am on someone’s couch, I guess you could say. This blog will be more like an open book, created by experiences that I have had throughout my life. Experiences that many could relate to and what I did or how I handled it, you know after the fact. You never know there just might be a piece of information, idea, an option that someone could use and it would help them through the experience. Just remember these are my experiences, things I have been through, work through, and lived through – it does not mean I am right, but it does not mean I am wrong – it is simply an experience.

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