The World Made Meme

The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media (The Information Society Series) Hardcover – October 7, 2016 by Ryan M. Milner (Author) How memetic media — aggregate texts that are collectively created, circulated, and transformed — become a part of public conversations that shape broader cultural debates. Internet memes — digital snippets that can…

Sex and Humor

Sex and Humor: Selections from The Kinsey Institute Hardcover – February 19, 2002 by Catherine Johnson (Editor),‎ Betsy Stirratt (Editor),‎ John Henry Jeffries Bancroft M.D. (Editor) “The relationship of sexuality and humor is a recurrent theme in the collections at The Kinsey Institute…. The holdings contain vast numbers of silly greeting cards, naughty objects, cartoons,…

Medicine Is the Best Laughter, Volume 1

Medicine Is the Best Laughter, Volume 1 Hardcover – January 15, 1995 by Gideon Bosker MD (Author) This cartoon collection is like an auditorium, packed with hundreds of comedians, cartoonists, and satirists, each letting you in on a private joke. Organized according to medical specialties, themes, and categories, these cartoons and anecdotes offer the chance…

I Only Roast the Ones I Love

I Only Roast the Ones I Love: How to Bust Balls Without Burning Bridges Paperback – June 1, 2010 by Jeffrey Ross (Author) One of the world’s foremost practitioners of insult comedy, Jeffrey Ross has memorably and uproariously roasted some of our favorite celebrities. Part memoir and part how-to guide, I Only Roast the Ones…

Campaign Comedy

Campaign Comedy: Political Humor from Clinton to Kennedy (Humor in Life and Letters Series) Hardcover – May 1, 1994 by Gerald Gardner (Author) The issues of our presidential elections and the virtues and flaws of our candidates come into sharp focus when illuminated by the wit of political observers. America’s humorists brighten the electoral scene,…

The Mocking of the President

The Mocking of the President: A History of Campaign Humor from Ike to Ronnie (Humor in Life and Letters) by Gerald C. Gardner (Author) Editorial Reviews From Library Journal Nearly every president and would-be president (and their veeps) have left behind a trail of inconsistencies, embarrassments, and downright absurdities. Naturally these have not gone unnoticed…

On Humor

On Humor: Its Nature and Its Place in Modern Society Hardcover – September 1, 1988 by Michael Mulkay (Author) This is a wide-ranging investigation into the nature of humour and its place in present-day British and North American society. From dirty jokes to feminist cartoons, from dinner-table wit to situation comedies, Michael Mulkay examines the…

Carrying on “Irregardless”

Carrying on “Irregardless”: Humour in Contemporary Northwest Coast Art Paperback – October 1, 2012 by Peter Morin (Author),‎ Martine J. Reid (Author),‎ Mike Robinson (Author) Carrying on “Irregardless” is a handsomely illustrated paperback based on the first exhibition to focus on humour in Northwest Coast First Nations art. The show, mounted by the Bill Reid…