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The Last Laugh - a book by Blank, Trevor J.

The Last Laugh

Folk Humor, Celebrity Culture, and Mass-Mediated Disasters in the Digital Age

The Last Laugh( )
Author: Blank, Trevor J.
Series title:Folklore Stud in a Multicultural World Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Widely publicized in mass media worldwide, high-profile tragedies and celebrity scandals--the untimely deaths of Michael Jackson and Princess Diana, the embarrassing affairs of Tiger Woods and President Clinton, the 9/11 attacks or the Challenger space shuttle explosion--often provoke nervous laughter and black humor. If in the past this snarky folklore may have been shared among friends and uttered behind closed doors, today the Internet's ubiquity and instant interactivity...
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Detailed Subjects: Computers / Internet / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches

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