Report Out from the Funny Biz Conference

Yesterday Kate, Jo, Brian, and I attended the Funny Biz conference at the beautiful Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO. The day featured many great speakers in 20-minute sets including author AJ Jacobs, longtime New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, and Chris Lindland, founder of crowdfunded retail site Betabrand.

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Bob Mankoff, via Kate Meersschaert

The aim of the conference was to help institutions and businesses use humor to help connect with their desired audience. We took away some great insights for the New Learning Times and a good sense of the power of funny to spread a message. Read Kate’s in-depth coverage on the EdLab Blog.