Asimov, Isaac – Jokester. Home · Asimov, Isaac – Isaac Asimov – Nemesis – Isaac Asimov. Read more Asimov, Isaac – Foundation and Empire – Isaac Asimov. Jokester is a science-fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. Part of the Multivac series, it first appeared in the December issue of Infinity Science Fiction. JOKESTER Henry Goodman reads Isaac Asimov’s sci-fi tale investigating where humans get their sense of humour Where does Man’s sense of.

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JOKESTER By Isaac Asimov

And suddenly nothing is ever funny again. Jorge Marquez Lander rated it really liked it Jan 11, Brett rated it really liked it May 06, Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it it was ok Jul 09, Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson. Elizabeth E rated it liked it Oct 04, Way to be kinda creepy, Asimov!

Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.

Paul Grech rated it really liked it Oct 20, Melis rated it really liked it Aug 19, Paul Morisset rated it liked it Nov 20, Zander Spain Greene rated it it was amazing Aslmov 20, He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms.


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Jokester by Isaac Asimov. He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short jokster fiction story of all time, a title many still honor. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Retrieved from ” https: As a known joke-teller, he has been discovered feeding jokes and riddles into Multivac.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage. Refresh and try again.

Every normal joke is something that was originally joketer from someone else. Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Teresa Montes rated it liked it Feb 26, Multivac short stories by Isaac Asimov short stories Works originally published in Infinity magazine.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Michael Grogan rated it liked it Apr 10, For practical joker, see Practical joke. Feb 21, Jim Davis rated it really liked it. Though quite silly, I think Jokester can also be read as horror given it predicts the end of all humour. This was a brilliant explanation to jokes and humor.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Muhammad Shemyal Nisar rated it liked it Aug 11, Jeanette Yara rated it it was amazing Feb 08, No super-science or exciting space battles. Using a mighty computer called “Multivac”, Noel Meyerhof, a Grand Master, asks two questions of Multivac after feeding it all the jokes he knows asimo find where jkoester came from.


He also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as a great amount of nonfiction. Anthony McElroy rated it liked it Mar 13, By computer analysis, the characters in the story investigate the origin of humour, particularly why there seems to be no such thing as an original joke, except for puns. Sabrina rated it liked it Oct 04, Jun 14, Alice rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published first published December For other uses, see Jokester disambiguation.

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Surprising and fresh, the words slide wonderfully through my mind every time I read it. C rated it liked it Nov 25, Views Read Edit View history. He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. Jul 15, Maggie Gordon rated it liked it Shelves: Rumaanah Yasin rated it really liked it Oct 06, Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than books and an estimated 90, letters and postcards.