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Title:
Planet funny : how comedy took over our culture
ISBN:
9781501100581
Physical Description:
vii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
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.
Abstract:
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.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Scribner, 2018.