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6 edition of What"s So Funny? found in the catalog.

What"s So Funny?

Humor in American Culture (American Visions (Wilmington, Del.).)

by Nancy A. Walker

  • 336 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by SR Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Humor,
  • Civilization,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies),
  • American wit and humor,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8237704M
    ISBN 100842026886
    ISBN 109780842026888

      If you want to harken back to very funny times, including the antics of wonderful comics like Bob Newhart, Harvey Korman, and of course, Carol Burnett, then What’s So Funny? is a must read. 4 happy stars for Tim Conway’s new book, and a fond look back to a delightful time in comedy. Here’s to many more years, Mr. Conway!   What is it about those Latter-day Saints that’s so funny? Just about everything, say Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the South Park masterminds whose new musical, The Book of Mormon, Author: Jacob Bernstein.

    Definition and synonyms of what’s so funny? from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education.. This is the British English definition of what’s so funny?.View American English definition of what’s so funny?.. Change your default dictionary to American English. Whenever a sought-for answer snaps into place, there is a shudder of pleased recognition. Creative discovery being pleasurable, humans have learned to find ways of milking this natural response. The fact that jokes tap into our general evaluative machinery explains why the line between funny and disgusting, or funny and frightening, can be so fine.

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Conway is known for his brilliant ability to keep a straight face when all around him are falling down hysterically during the sketches on The Carol Burnett Show and for his various comedic roles /5. So everybody’s read the book. We learned all the jokes and used to just tell the punch lines.

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With the assistance of veteran co-author Scovell (Samuel Ramey, American Bass,etc.), Conway breezily recounts his career in show business, especially his 11 years on the Carol Burnett author is pleasant company, but the jokes are pitched to raise a wry grin rather than evoke belly laughs, the showbiz anecdotes are.

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Jane Thomas Noland, author of Laugh It Off (what's so funny about trying to lose weight?) is a books editor and a former Minneapolis Star Tribune feature writer. Both have delicious ways of .