How to Humor with Autism
by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author
Autistic people have a reputation for being extreme literalists; we're known better for being the butt of jokes than for making everyone laugh intentionally. It's time to turn that around! Our unique brain wiring gives us a much greater capacity for humor than neurotypicals, it's just a matter of learning to hone our word play and timing for the rest of the world to appreciate. This zine lays out the rules of humor, from puns (already our strong suit!) to sarcasm (much more advanced). Want to learn to make people laugh without accidentally hurting their feelings? This zine's for you.
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