Witty Women Are Less Likely to Get Promoted Than Men
A new report finds that using humor in the workplace raises the status of male employees but has the opposite effect for women.
PS Picks: Resistancehole and Political Satire of—and From—the Left
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Smart, Emotionally Stable People Enjoy Morbid Humor
A taste for the grotesque is no reason for embarrassment.
Aziz Ansari vs. Rupert Murdoch: More Than Just Humor
Anziz Ansari's lengthy criticism of Rupert Murdoch over Twitter supplies more than laughs, research shows.
Darkness Laughable: The Comic Genius of Cormac McCarthy
As one of our greatest living writers has his work lifted into the ivory tower, let’s reflect on how it’s the light, not the darkness, that keeps us going back for more.
The Cocktail Napkin -- A Scientist and Ewe Walk Into a Bar ...
It's no joke: Researchers give Viagra to pregnant sheep and find that the drug boosts vital nutrients needed for fetal development.