The act of continual joke telling that the author (story teller) thinks as funny. yet the response is nothing (nada)...
The horrible humor catapults the wannabe comedian into the same stratosphere as Carrot Top and Louie Anderson.
Joe was sending emails with such bad jokes, he belongs in the Nadapult category.
Steve's jokes are so bad (and predictable) that even Carrot Top looks funny in comparison.