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Stressful, challenging, daunting times call for special medicine. Al Gini, author of The Importance of Being Funny: Why We Need More Jokes in Our Lives, believes that humor is a vital ingredient in good emotional/mental health. Al is Professor of Business Ethics at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University, and for decades was the "resident philosopher" on NPR's affiliate WBEZ in Chicago. He's written oodles of books, humor-tinted and very serious, including God Can Quote Me on That: Quotations on the Meaning of Life, The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler: An Anthology, among others.
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