Funny Business Rhetorical Analysis

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Funny Business In the Tedx video What Makes Things Funny speaker Dr. Peter McGraw has a word or two on what he believes makes things funny. Dr. McGraw, a marketing and psychology professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is an expert in the interdisciplinary fields of emotion and behavioral economics. Dr. McGraw explains how he thinks we can live a more humorous life, and how to not step over the line when making jokes. In the Tedx Talk, Dr. McGraw shows his unique view on what he thinks causes humor. Dr. McGraw starts out his talk by asking the audience to turn to the person next to them and tickle them. While it is an odd request, and would cause to feel uncomfortable. Dr. McGraw 's request did have a point behind it in which he
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