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Michael Krasny

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Let There Be Laughter
Sunday, 3-3:45 pm    Rm 1

Beloved radio personality Michael Krasny has been telling Jewish jokes since he could say “oy vey!” It’s even been said that he knows more of them than anyone on the planet, and that’s saying a lot! In his new book Let There Be Laughter, Michael pairs the most iconic Jewish jokes with wise and entertaining explanations, illuminating the cultural expressions and anxieties behind the laughs.

Michael Krasny, Ph.D., is a scholar and Professor of English and American Literature at San Francisco State University, the host of KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny, an award winning broadcast journalist, and author of two acclaimed books. He lives in San Francisco.

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