Homer Simpson: Anti-Dad, And Why We Laugh


Thinking too hard about humor tends to ruin the joke, but sometimes it can be very insightful.

A blog titled The Good Men Project provides a great write-up about humor, specifically on the topic of Homer Simpson. Any Simpsons fan knows that Homer isn’t the greatest father, even a terrible father at times, but somehow we forgive and forget after every transgression. Infact, we laugh at his actions most of the time. The article tries to explain why.