"Death is God's way of telling you not to be such a wise guy."

"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it."George Bernard Shaw

Humor which is essentially Dark at its center. Of and pertaining to Death, disaster, etc. grotesque or morbid humor used to express the absurdity, insensitivity, paradox, and cruelty of the modern world. Example: Stanley Kubrick's film Dr. Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.

Second Definition:

Humor performed by, for, and about African Americans. Example: The Kings of Comedy

Source: http://www.progressive.org/culture9904.htm http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_21771.htm Last Updated 04.12.02

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