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Planet funny : how comedy took over our culture

Jennings, Ken 1974- (author.).
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  • 15 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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1 current hold with 21 total copies.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 809.7 JEN (Text) 36626103944450 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501100581
  • ISBN: 1501100580
  • ISBN: 9781501100611
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Our funny century -- Funny for no reason -- The march of progress -- Notes from an epidemic -- A little more conversation -- Everyone's a comedian -- Bon Jovi, come home -- Mirth control -- A blurry, amorphous thud -- We shall overcomb -- New tiryntha.
Summary, etc.: Presents a history of humor, from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter memes, that tells the story of how comedy came to rule the modern world.
Subject: Wit and humor History and criticism
Comedy History and criticism
Performing arts Comedy
Wit and humor
Genre: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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