(PDF/EPUB) [Dangerously Funny]

  • Hardcover
  • 382
  • Dangerously Funny
  • David Bianculli
  • English
  • 11 December 2020
  • 9781439101162

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characters Dangerously Funny Read & Download Dangerously Funny ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç David Bianculli A behind the scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour the provocative politically charged program that shocked the censors outraged the White House and forever changed the face of television Decades before The Daily Show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour proved there was a place on television for no holds barred political comedy with a decidedly antiauthoritarian point of view In this explosive revealing history of the show veteran entertainment journalist David Bi. Clearly written and organized and very informative Bianculli had the advantage of full access to the Smothers Brothers and it shows Any of you remember that Firesign Theatre album title Everything You Know is Wrong Well I found out this was true of my memory of the whole Comedy Hour controversy I thought the series ended because of the Vietnam War Pete Seeger s Waist Deep in the Big Muddy and pressure from the Johnson White House when in reality it had to do with falling ratings particularly in the Bible Belt Tommy Smothers intransigence and David Steinberg s edgy biblical routines Even if you remember the whole story better than I did read the book anyway It gives you an excellent picture of America in a period of profound transformation and of the TV show that for a few brief years was on the cutting edge of that change Spoken From the Front 2 you remember that Firesign Theatre album title Everything You Know is Wrong Well I found out this was true of my memory of the whole Comedy Hour controversy I thought the series ended because of the Vietnam War Pete Seeger s Waist Deep in the Big Muddy and pressure from the Johnson White House when in reality it had to do with falling ratings particularly in the Bible Belt Tommy Smothers intransigence and David Steinberg s edgy biblical routines Even if Ma mèreMadame EdwardaLe Mort you remember the whole story better than I did read the book anyway It gives Love Is a Four Letter Word you an excellent picture of America in a period of profound transformation and of the TV show that for a few brief The Hunt for the Golden Mole years was on the cutting edge of that change

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characters Dangerously Funny Read & Download Dangerously Funny ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç David Bianculli The late 1960s Drawing on extensive original interviews with Tom and Dick Smothers and dozens of other key players as well as than a decade's worth of original research Dangerously Funny brings readers behind the scenes for all the battles over censorship mind blowing musical performances and unforgettable sketches that defined the show and its era David Bianculli delves deep into this riveting story to find out what really happened and to reveal why this show remains so significant to this d. Well researched detailed backstory on how one of the most inventive and progressive prime time TV shows ever presented got scuttled due to political and censorship issues Covers both sides of the story and puts things in historical perspective to give us the insider scoop on how a show that was an irritant like a grain of sand became a pearl over time An important piece of media history well told BH

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characters Dangerously Funny Read & Download Dangerously Funny ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç David Bianculli Anculli tells the fascinating story of its three year network run and the cultural impact that's still being felt today Before it was suddenly removed from the CBS lineup reportedly under pressure from the Nixon administration The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a ratings powerhouse It helped launch the careers of comedy legends such as Steve Martin and Rob Reiner featured groundbreaking musical acts like the Beatles and the Who and served as a cultural touchstone for the antiwar movement of. If you re interested in this sort of thing and you should be this is well told The attempts to force the Nixon connection at the end get strained but there s a lot of gold in here