The National Catholic Review

To mark this week's release of the paperback edition of Between Heaven and Mirth, I was asked by HarperOneVideo to film "Forty Days of Funny," a series of 40 jokes over the space of 40 days, to remind readers (and viewers) that laughter is a gift from God, humor is part of a healthy spiritual life and joy is, as Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said, the most infallible sign of the Holy Spirit. Here's Day 1 (which was uploaded yesterday).  Enjoy! 

Comments

Jack Barry | 9/14/2012 - 9:39am
Sorry, Dave.  Cocktails in your room are OK.  The mixer is out, considering the well-known multiple minds of God on consuming alcohol.  
David Pasinski | 9/13/2012 - 7:33am
That's one of the real oldies... but nice to hear the agnostics and atheists included. Who hosts the first cocktail party and mixer?

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