Drawing from all three links, it would seem that I most enjoy banter, blue humor, irony, repartee, satire, highbrow/wit, sarcasm, dry/deadpan humor, and jokes at the expense of others (as long as they are not excessively mean/hurtful). Dry, sarcasm, wit, and blue humor are probably my favorites of the bunch, though.
I can appreciate most other types as well, but slapstick, sophomoric/screwball, and farcical are just really not amusing to me.
I’m with @Leanne1986 I love satire and wit and especially irony. I had a good laugh with a guy in the produce isle yesterday who got two dud bags in a row and his veggies kept falling through. I told him one of my favorite stories, last year when I was driving home in the pouring rain after a oil change and full safety check on my car and one of my windshield wipers flew off on the highway. lol
Infact, just NOW, prepping for company for a birthday dinner party tonight and I was pondering if I should put on a new white top I just bought while making the food. I decided I would just be careful and guess what? I exploded a jar of paprika all over my new white shirt! Gotta laugh!
Oh my goodness!!! I’ve been looking for a list like this for years for my theater classes!! Thank you!!
I like many types of humor. I used to direct a successful physical comedy touring group and find many things funny. What I don’t get, though, are racial and sexist jokes, jokes about dumbness (blondes, Polacks, etc) and rarely laugh at potty/bathroom humor.
I think there IS a way to have intellectual slapstick—not easy, but possible. I wish I had a video of the performance that we used to do to share with everyone—it was very intellectual, yet used elements of physical comedy. I’d be curious what y’all thought of it. I was extremely disappointed when we had to disband. :(
I’m not sure what the different types of humour I like are called.
Off the top of my head, I find these people funny:
Ellen Degeneres, Martin Lawrence, Betty White, Robin Williams, Wanda Sykes, Richard Pryor, Mary Walsh, Dame Edna Everage – Barry Humphries, John Candy, Bill Cosby, Jo Brand, Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Murray, Chris Farely, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Dave Chappell, Carol Burnett, Jeremy Hotz, Ben Stiller, Sarah Millican, Eddie Murphy, Ricky Gervais, Michael McDonald when he played Stuart on MadTV, The Crazy Target Lady – Maria Bamford, Chevy Chase, Rowan Atkinson – Mr. Bean, Jim Carrey (especially from back in his In Living Color days).
And… every day people like the ones in Funniest Home Videos.
Movies that made me laugh until it hurt are ones like Bridesmaids, White Chicks, Rat Race, Dirty Love, Death at a Funeral, Noises Off, Plains, Trains and Automobiles… and on and on..
Also, animals make me laugh all the time; their funny little antics.