Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America
What Peter Biskind did for filmmaking, Time magazine critic Richard Zoglin does for comedy in this meticulously researched and hilariously readable account of stand-up comedy in the 1970s.
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COMEDY AT THE EDGE: How Stand-Up in the 1970s Changed AmericaUser Review - Kirkus
Middling account of the standup-comedy renaissance of a generation past, which made stars of Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld and many others. Time editor Zoglin turns in dutiful ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lenaphoenix - LibraryThing
My husband was a stand-up comic during the 80's heyday, and he thought this book would be a good addition to what he likes to call my "comedy education." The book traces the major shifts in stand-up ... Read full review