14 edition of Who’s to Say What’s Obscene found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Paul Krassner ; introduction by Arianna Huffington ; foreword by Wavy Gravy.|
|LC Classifications||PS3561.R286 W47 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||242|
|LC Control Number||2009002813|
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Fans of The Daily Show will appreciate this timely collection of satirical essays by counterculture icon Paul Krassner. With irreverence and an often X-rated wit, Krassner writes with a unique perspective on comedy and obscenity in politics and culture, from "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banners to scenes cut out of movies including Borat and Milk.
"Who's to Say What's Obscene?: Politics, Culture, and Comedy in America Today" is a book of satirical comedy. And the funniest part about it are the trust bits. "Trashing the right to read" is one such chapter. Books are routinely censored in prisons all over the world, and fairly rigorously in /5.
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While the book’s focus is our current moment, cultural references from the s to the present broaden the market appeal from year-olds to folks in their : City Lights Publishers.
Fans of The Daily Show and will appreciate this timely collection of satirical essays by counterculture icon Paul Krassner.
With irreverence and an often X-rated wit, Krassner writes with a unique perspective on comedy and obscenity in politics and culture, from "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banners to scenes cut out of recent movies, including Borat and Milk. I haven't read the book yet, but what's with the title.
Who is to say what’s obscene. First of all, the original title was going to be 'We Have Ways of Making You Laugh' but it turns out there was a book that had been published with that same title.
Who's to Say What's Obscene?: Politics, Culture, and Comedy in America Today eBook: Paul Krassner, Arianna Huffington: : Kindle Store5/5(5). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: We have ways of making you laugh --Who's to say what's obscene?--Mort Sahl's best punch line --Barbarian at the gate --Fear and laughing in Las Vegas --Don Imus meets Michael Richards --The great Muhammad cartoon controversy --The Disneyland memorial.
Who's to Say What's Obscene. Politics, Culture and Comedy in America Today (Paperback): Krassner, Paul: Fans ofThe Daily Show will appreciate this timely collection of satirical essays by counterculture icon Paul Krassner. With irreverence and an often X-rated wit, Krassner writes with a unique perspective on comedy and obscenity in politics and culture, from Bong Hits 4 Jesus.
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Foreword by Arianna Huffington. Seven years after 9/11, seven years after Ari Fleisher warned Americans that they “need to watch what they say, watch what they do,” seven years after Graydon Carter declared the death of the age of irony, seven years after Politically Incorrect was pushed off the air, and years after Jonathan Swift made his Modest Proposal that Irish.
Donna Dennis talked about her book [Licentious Gotham: Erotic Publishing and Its Prosecution in Nineteenth-Century New York] (Harvard University Press. Krassner's new book, "Who's to Say What's Obscene: Politics, Culture & Comedy in America Today" is expected to be released in July (AP Photo/Eric Reed) AP Images.
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