While medical doctors and scientific researches seek a cure for #COViD19 which is also known as the #CoronaVirus Pandemic, there is a phrase which I have always enjoyed - Laughter is the best medicine with positive side effects.
As more people around the world practice social distancing and carry on life under quarantine. #CityImages recommends the following funny major motion pictures and videos to view. WARNING ⚠️ Expect Adult Language or topics.
Comedy makes us smile, and laugh. It includes farce, burlesque, and other forms of humorous amusement. The classic conception began in ancient Greece in the 4th century BCE and continues today.
The comic’s purpose is to hold a mirror up to society to reflect its follies and vices, in the hope that they will, as a result, be mended.
Philosophers share this view of the corrective purpose of laughter which is intended to bring the comic character back into conformity with his society. In other words, humor makes the world much better all around.
Researchers say comedians have degrees of schizophrenia and manic depression and this makes them funny. Comedians have a remarkable amount in common with people with schizophrenia and manic depression – and that this could be exactly what makes them funny. comedians often display depressive traits such as emotional flatness and detachment from others. This seems to be related to the stress of the job, or an underlying disorder:
From Susarion, an Archaic Greek comic poet, who is considered one of the originators of metrical comedy and, by others, he was considered the founder of Comedy. to Lucy, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnet, Red Foxx, Lenny Bruce, Rodney Dangerfield, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, and many others who followed. (Language Warning)
Here are many reasons to laugh with our frequently updated list of films, videos, both old and new.
Feel free to offer thoughts and recommendations or suggest your favorite clip or two.
Carol Burnet https://youtu.be/5AGaSl0TdXM
Charlie Chaplin https://youtu.be/6n9ESFJTnHs
Buster Keaton https://youtu.be/frYIj2FGmMA
Phyllis Diller https://youtu.be/3-dZ9fqWV2U
Laurel & Hardy https://youtu.be/Nsc0s0kUXjQ
Red Skelton https://youtu.be/R4WOz7b_H7w
Like A Boss https://youtu.be/9ESkyRFEso4
Lenny Bruce https://youtu.be/RHW51JGtzS4
Like A Gentleman https://youtu.be/2B0RpUGss2c
Robin Williams https://youtu.be/AtKJCBMqybQ
My Spy https://youtu.be/dFGYK-iRMgw
The Climb https://youtu.be/Mr4MKhV5QVw
Mr. Bean https://youtu.be/-uKOHJLs-mo
David Copperfield https://youtu.be/oHG7FnBDY0Q
Sponge Bob https://youtu.be/-XOuu1vd_fk
Free Guy https://youtu.be/X2m-08cOAbc
'Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah' to debut on Comedy Central https://upi.com/6992880t
Robin Williams https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=robin+williams
Late-night comedy making sense of absurd and reckless coronavirus responses https://www.salon.com/2020/03/22/how-late-night-comedy-shows-are-making…