No one knows more about comedy than Steve Allen. For more than five decades as a writer, performer, and keen observer of the social scene, he has looked into every aspect of who's funny, what's funny, and why. Now, Allen shares his discoveries in this delightful book designed to help everyone develop their own special talent for funniness.

How to Be Funny 1998, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781573922067

Revised edition

Trade paperback

How to Be Funny 1992, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879757922

2nd edition