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Anne Erickson


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 10: Comedian Chris Rock attends the "Grown Ups 2" New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on July 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Today isn’t just the first day of July- it’s also International Joke Day!

When times get rough, turning to great comedy is always a good remedy. We have so many great comedians to thank for bringing us the laughs decade after decade.

Being a comedian, of course, is more about a great joke. For someone to do great comedy, they really have to understand what makes humans, well, human, and what will pull the funnybone.

Here are some of the World’s Funniest Comedians, from the past to present!

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at and tweet at her @AnneErickson!