Asimov, Isaac – Jokester. Home · Asimov, Isaac – Isaac Asimov – Nemesis – Isaac Asimov. Read more Asimov, Isaac – Foundation and Empire – Isaac Asimov. Jokester is a science-fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. Part of the Multivac series, it first appeared in the December issue of Infinity Science Fiction. JOKESTER Henry Goodman reads Isaac Asimov’s sci-fi tale investigating where humans get their sense of humour Where does Man’s sense of.

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Michael rated it liked it Nov 07, He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor.

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Sep 18, Pavan rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Jokesterplease sign up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Jester or Joker.

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Ian rated it liked it Dec 14, Jokester by Isaac Asimov. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Want to Read saving…. Jun 14, Alice rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 15, Maggie Gordon rated it liked it Shelves: No super-science or exciting space battles. He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy.


Hannah rated it liked it Aug 20, In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Return to Book Page. And suddenly nothing is ever funny again.

Every normal joke is something that was originally heard from someone else. Mark Lutz rated it it was amazing Mar 02, This article is about the Isaac Asimov short story.

By computer analysis, the characters in the story investigate the origin of humour, particularly why there seems to be no asumov thing as an original joke, except for puns. Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science-fiction novels using the pen name Paul French.

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Using a mighty computer called “Multivac”, Noel Meyerhof, a Grand Master, asks two questions of Multivac after feeding it all the jokes he knows to find where they came from. Silas rated it liked it Jan 26, Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage.

July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Elizabeth E rated it liked it Oct 04, Brilliant way to answer why Jokes are laughable and puns are not.

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The computer eventually tells them that humour is actually a psychological study tool imposed from without by extraterrestrials studying mankind, similarly to how xsimov study mice. Brett rated it really liked it May 06, Multivac short stories by Isaac Asimov short stories Works originally published in Infinity magazine.

As a known joke-teller, he jokeste been discovered feeding jokes and riddles into Multivac. Muhammad Shemyal Nisar rated it liked it Aug 11, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


JOKESTER By Isaac Asimov

Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association. Views Read Edit View history.

Vallari Gupta rated it really liked it Jul 05, For other uses, see Jokester disambiguation. This page was last edited on 4 Julyat Published first published December Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series aslmov create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.

Anthony McElroy rated it liked it Mar 13, This was a brilliant explanation to jokes and humor. Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Way to be kinda creepy, Asimov! Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it it was ok Jul 09, Refresh and try again. This jokesterr one of my very favourite stories by Asimov.