A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor

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Conservative critics argue that modern political satire, in the age of The Daily Show, has a liberal bias. A quick review of the humor landscape shows that there are very few conservative political satirists, and using personal interviews with political humorists this book explains why. The book explores the history of satire, the comedy profession, and the nature of satire itself to examine why there is an ideological imbalance in political humor and it explores the consequences of this disparity. This book will appeal to ...

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A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor
2012, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781137262844

2012 edition

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A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor
2012, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781137262837

2012 edition

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