By S. Robert Lichter,Jody C Baumgartner,Jonathan S. Morris
Using unique facts accumulated by means of the heart for Media and Public Affairs, the authors behavior an in depth and exhaustive research of political jokes on overdue evening television exhibits courting again to 1992 for you to pinpoint the most goals and topics of late-night comedy. Politics is a Joke! makes use of quite a lot of examples, from jokes approximately politicians' actual visual appeal and intercourse scandals to jokes approximately Congress or even the inside track media, to evaluate and comprehend the effect of political humor on political associations, politicians and their regulations and behavior.
Engagingly written with research of jokes from comedians like Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Politics is a Joke! is key interpreting for a person who desires to comprehend the the most important position overdue evening comedy performs in our political universeand an individual who enjoys an excellent laugh.
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Politics Is a Joke!: How TV Comedians Are Remaking Political Life by S. Robert Lichter,Jody C Baumgartner,Jonathan S. Morris