According to Yakov Smirnoff, laughter is more than just a human response; it’s a gauge of a happy relationship. The Russian expat comedian has spent the last several decades delivering the gospel of laughter. In his interview with host Lisa Garr, originally webcast on August 15, 2013, Smirnoff shares his story, his anecdotes, and his mission for spreading the gift of glee.
Yakov Smirnoff is a popular name in the entertainment scene having starred in movies, sitcoms and late night talk shows. He is also a professor at Drury University where teaches about the relationship of love and laughter. His passion is helping people extend their honeymoon stage of their relationships and fall in love and laughter all over again.