The dance of the comedians : the people, the president, and the performance of political standup comedy in America /

"Why did Barack Obama court Jon Stewart and trade jokes with Stephen Colbert during the campaign of 2008? Why did Sarah Palin forgo the opportunity to earn votes on the Sunday morning political talk shows but embrace the chance to get laughs on Saturday Night Live? The Dance of the Comedians ex...

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Main Author: Robinson, Peter M., 1958-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2010.
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Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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