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Funny the book : everything you always wanted to know about comedy

Author: David Misch
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the evolution, theories, principles, and practice of comedy, combining history and the latest scientific findings with humor from movies, television, prose, theater, and stand-up.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Misch
ISBN: 9781557838292 1557838291
OCLC Number: 773921317
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The history of ha!: trickster --
Not in 3-D: movies --
Leonard, Adolph, Herbert, and Julius: The Marx Brothers --
More history of ha!: the ancient world --
Live from giggles: standup --
"That Nigger's Crazy!": Richard Pryor --
Even more history of ha!: Aristotle to Restoration --
Theatuh: The front page --
Nights of the round table: prose --
Invisible rabbits and fresh fruit: Harvey/ a thousand clowns --
More even more history of ha!: music halls to Vaudeville --
The Jewish question --
The immortal Allan Stewart Konigsberg: Woody Allen --
There is no chapter 14 --
Why we laugh ... or do we?: the evolution of ha! --
That wacky existentialism: Steve Martin --
Me and my dopamine: the science of ha! --
Betty Lou Zombax: Mork and Mindy --
Addition by subtraction: the theories of ha! --
Heardn any good jokes? --
Love and theft: plagiarism --
Saying it worse: the philosophy of ha! --
When did you break your collarbone?: Buster Keaton --
Kosmik komedy: The purpose of ha! --
Suffering is funny: The Office --
Evolution is irritating: sitcoms --
America the hilarious --
Kosmic komedy 2: the theology of ha! --
That's all, folks!
Responsibility: David Misch.

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Explores the evolution, theories, principles, and practice of comedy, combining history and the latest scientific findings with humor from movies, television, prose, theater, and stand-up.

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