The jokes always saved us: humour in the time of Stalin | Curio

The jokes always saved us: humour in the time of Stalin

9 mins | Dec 17, 2019

Why we misunderstand what humour is and what it actually does for people. Jonathan Waterlow writing in Aeon magazine explores the hidden story of political humour under Stalin, which is far more nuanced than a simple struggle between repression and resistance.

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From Aeon magazine