The Day Everyone Laughed


Think Wilde, Wodehouse, Carroll, Cervantes—comedy has a thousand-year-old affair with literature. That said, what makes people laugh is as elusive and surprising as it is fascinating. Have you heard of the 1962 Tanganyika laughter epidemic? We’re here in East Africa on the trail of the so-called 1962 Tanganyika laughter epidemic. As the story goes, in […]