News Parody and Political Satire

News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe 1st Edition by Geoffrey Baym (Editor),‎ Jeffrey P. Jones (Editor) In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called ‘fake news’ is now a…

Satire and Politics

Satire and Politics The Interplay of Heritage and Practice Editors: Milner Davis, Jessica (Ed.) About This Book This book examines the multi-media explosion of contemporary political satire. Rooted in 18th century Augustan practice, satire’s indelible link with politics underlies today’s universal disgust with the ways of elected politicians. This study interrogates the impact of British…

The Rhetoric of Racist Humour

The Rhetoric of Racist Humour: US, UK and Global Race Joking Hardcover – 21 Sep 2011 by Simon Weaver (Author) In today’s multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen’s characters Ali…

Humor, wit, & fantasy

Humor, wit, & fantasy (Hart picture archives) Unknown Binding – 1976 by Pam Pollack (Author) Product Details Series: Hart picture archives Unknown Binding: 430 pages Publisher: Hart Pub. Co (1976) Language: English ISBN-10: 0805511652 ISBN-13: 978-0805511659 Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 9.3 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 5.1 pounds Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5…

The Satirist

The Satirist (Classics in Communication and Mass Culture (Paperback)) New edition Edition by Leonard Feinberg (Author), Brian A. Connery (Introduction) Satire takes as its subject the absurdity of human beings, their societies, and the institutions they create.

Q Fever!

Q Fever!: Medical Humor & Satire for Healthcare Professionals Paperback – April 7, 2003 by Q Fever! (Author) Q Fever! is the world’s most popular medical humor and satire website, with a unique, original, and savagely humorous perspective on the people and events affecting the healthcare community.