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Dubious pundits : presidential politics, late-night comedy, and the public sphere / Nicole Michaud Wild.

Author/Creator:
Wild, Nicole Michaud, author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Series:
Politics and comedy : critical encounters
Format/Description:
Book
v, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Saturday night live (Television program)
Daily show (Television program)
Colbert report (Television program)
Television and politics -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989 -- Humor.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Humor.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- Humor.
Political satire, American -- History and criticism.
Colbert report (Television program)
Daily show (Television program)
Saturday night live (Television program)
Political satire, American.
Politics and government -- Humor.
Television and politics.
Television broadcasting of news.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction: The political comedy public sphere
Political comedy in the Reagan/Bush era: unkind and not so gentle
The Clinton era: humor below the belt
Bush v. Gore and the comedy of chaos
The 9/11 era: "Now they are pundits"
The 2008 election: authenticity (or lack thereof)
Conclusion: The structural transformations of political humor.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9781498567367
1498567363
9781498567381
149856738X
9781498567374
OCLC:
1089274353
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