Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America


Subject:
Humor , Art , Cartoons & Comics , Cartoons, Political , Comedians

Description:
Companion to a 2009 PBS documentary series that "explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life." Features essays on comedy's evolution (covering vaudeville and Broadway, comedy clubs, cartoons, radio, recordings, and television), video clips, and an online episode.

Publisher:
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/makeemlaugh/


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