questions about humor (humour)

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Is one allowed to go to a standup comedy show during the 3 weeks?

I know that one is not allowed to listen to live music during the 3 weeks. My question is if Standup comedy is not allowed as well?
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Are there any jokes in tanach?

Are there any examples of actual jokes in tanach? Please provide sources.
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Comedy and Jewish Life

There are many Jews in America who publicly engage in comedy, whether as a career path or as a way of expressing themselves (blogs, art, etc.). Is there historical precedent to this? Are there any ...
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What puns are there in Tanach?

Related to Are there any jokes in the torah?, what puns exist in Tanach?