Thank you for the question, F.P. It is interesting, as I find myself laughing at all sorts of things. Woody Allen has never been one of them. A serious cineast, I have given Mr. Allen many tries over the years, and just have never gotten it. (Others I have just not gotten include Charlie Chaplin, the Stooges, and the Marx Brothers; so, Mr. Allen finds himself in good company.)
As for what makes me laugh, I love "Monty Python's Flying Circus," "Are You Being Served?" (in spite of itself), "I Love Lucy" (we recently watched the Hollywood episodes on DVD), and, of course, "The Simpsons" (even though they have gotten a bit strained over the years). I would be remiss to omit "South Park" which, despite some opinions to the contrary, is the best written show on television today.
Also episodes of the vintage radio programs "The Jack Benny Show" and "Fibber McGee and Molly" which I listen to on my iPod daily.
The most recent offering which has kept us laughing has been episodes on DVD of the British television series "Creature Comforts" brought to the world by the same lunatics who made the
I would be interested to hear what brings laughter to your world. What makes you laugh?