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. Asimov, Isaac – Jokester. Home · Asimov, Isaac – Isaac Asimov – Nemesis – Isaac Asimov. Read more Asimov, Isaac – Foundation and Empire – Isaac Asimov. Jokester by Isaac Asimov, The magic trick: Twisting a common sci-fi theme into a new idea The joke may be on me, here at SSMT HQ.

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Surprising and fresh, the words slide wonderfully through my mind every time I read it. Muhammad Shemyal Nisar rated it liked it Aug 11, Multivac short stories by Isaac Asimov short stories Works originally published in Jokestfr magazine.

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Noel Meyerhof is a “Grand Master”, one of a small cadre of Earth’s recognised geniuses, jokesterr has the insight to know what questions to ask Multivac. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. As a known joke-teller, he has been discovered feeding jokes and riddles into Multivac.

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Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it it was ok Jul 09, Every normal joke is something that was originally heard from someone else. Retrieved from ” https: The Red Pen of Doom Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

‘Jokester’ by Isaac Asimov

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A short story a day review. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 14, Alice rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again. Where do jokes come from? Books by Isaac Asimov. But a computer scientist is concerned that Meyerhof is acting erratically. He has works published in nine o Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Want to Jlkester saving…. No super-science or exciting space battles. And they remained there, staring, feeling the world shrink down to the dimensions of an experimental rat cage-with the maze removed and something, something about to be put in its place.


But when you think about it, the stakes are in some ways much higher here than in your standard sci-fi morality tale. 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. It offers an absolutely surprising origin of laughter with a whooping ending, including Asimov’s infamous final unpredicted plot asmov.

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For other uses, see Jokester disambiguation. Paul Morisset rated it liked it Nov 20, Views Read Edit View history. The Evening Reader Thoughts on books to read in your spare time Jokester by Isaac Asimov, The magic trick: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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