Comedy vs. The Apocalypse

This multimedia talk explores how comedy fights tragedy with distancing, lightening frightening things by making them seem ridiculous. Join screenwriter/teacher David Misch ("Mork and Mindy," "Saturday Night Live," "The Muppets Take Manhattan," "Funny: The Book"), Mel Brooks, Laurel & Hardy, Key & Peele, Samuel Beckett, Sarah Silverman and Charlie Chaplin to see how comedy has always laughed at tragedy – from the Black Death to the Holocaust to 9/11 – how we're doing it now, and how humor can help get us to tomorrow. Webinar will be on Thursday, June 11 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM. Register here.

Members Tour CRREL

Before the COVID-19 isolation, our winter 2020 class took a tour of the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Thank you to the Study Leaders, Janet Hardy, Martin Jeffries, and Jackie Richter-Menge, for leading the "Hot Topics at the Cold Regions Lab" course.

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