Covid-19 Humor That’s Just Not Appropriate

Gallows humor in the time of COVID-19

American Academy of Family Physicians 

FPM Journal – Gallows humor has long been a part of medicine, and research shows that when deployed appropriately it can relieve tension in stressful situations. 

The COVID-19 pandemic clearly qualifies as stressful, given its effects on physical and financial health.

But gallows humor is always risky.

Few topics have more potential to cause offense than joking about suffering and death …

“The danger with gallows humor … is when the object of the humor is a member of the team or community,” Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, and Brady Greene, BS, write in the March/April edition of FPM … 

“In such cases, the humor becomes aggressive.” … Read more. 

Coronavirus and Quarantine Jokes to Retrain Your Face on How to Smile

It’s a pundemic.

Sep 21 2020

Fatherly – Humor is essential, even — or especially — in tough times. Shared laughter gives us strength in adversity and can help us feel a bit more in control when the future looks uncertain …

Most important, funny jokes — even funny coronavirus and quarantine jokes — bring us together and help us to feel connected, one pandemic quarantine pod to another …

And laughter literally makes us stronger: Recent studies have found that a good laugh can boost our dopamine levels and even shore up our immune systems … 

So, while we all obviously continue to take COVID-19 very seriously, and follow the recommendations from the CDC and the WHO, we also need to laugh and to have a few moments in the day that feel lighter … 

A few pandemic jokes might just take your mind off the apocalypse-adjacent state of the world and serve as a reminder that there’s always something, however small, to smile about…

From convos with pets to lock down spins on the classic knock-knocks, here are some of the funniest quarantine jokes on the internet … Read more. 

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