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Humor in the advertising business : theory, practice, and wit

Author: Fred K Beard
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how advertising humor works. Supported with dozens of the world's funniest ads, insights from creative strategists and artists, and decades of research, this work surveys the whimsical side  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred K Beard
ISBN: 9780742554252 0742554252 9780742554269 0742554260
OCLC Number: 878624111
Description: xiv, 205 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Historic attempts at advertising humor --
Theoretically, what's so funny? --
Why typology is a funny word --
How does silly sell? --
When humorous ads aren't funny --
Campaigns that made audiences laugh --
and buy.
Responsibility: Fred K. Beard.
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