A Conservative Walks into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor : Conservative critics have argued that in the age of The Daily Show, modern political satire has a liberal bias. Using personal interviews with comedians from both sides of the aisle, in combination with research on satire and media, this book explores the ideological imbalance within political comedy. The combination of the history of satire, the comedy profession, and the nature of satire supports the investigation of this disparity. Politics junkies and Daily show and Colbert fans will find this study of satire's importance in the political landscape illuminating. Book jacket.
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