Is Man the only animal that laughs? Why are clowns so scary? Do jokes make children more intelligent? Are men funnier than women? Can God take a joke? What's brown and sticky? Top comedian Jimmy Carr and fellow joke-lover Lucy Greeves tour the strange and wonderful world of jokes - to find out what's funny and why. With over 400 of the best jokes ever told, "The Naked Jape" is both a lesson in joke-making and a damn good laugh.
Jimmy Carr is the hottest comedian around. A mega-star, he is the face of Channel 4 entertainment, and when he's not on TV he is usually on the road around the country on one of his major national tours. Lucy Greeves has worked as a comedy venue manager and copywriter. She is now a freelance writer. Lucy and Jimmy have been best friends since 1992 where they met at university.