This lighthearted and eye-opening book explores the role of comedy in cultural and political critiques of American society from the past century. ac Provides a context, vocabulary, and perspective to better appreciate and understand American humor ac Connects historical developments to cultural changes ac Includes both academic references and popular works ac Covers a wide range of artists over a variety of media ac Examines and explains general trends in American comedyGottfried has been a regular guest on The Howard Stern Show and a regular performer on the Comedy Central ... As was the case with Norm MacDonalda#39;s self -reflexive performance at Bob Sageta#39;s roast, Gottfrieda#39;s roast performances oftenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Make 'em Laugh! American Humorists of the 20th and 21st Centuries|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-04-07|