The comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy

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subject_facet American wit and humor -- History and criticism
table_of_contents Vaudeville comedians -- Radio -- Nightclubs -- Television -- Late night -- The emergence of Las Vegas -- Stand-up's great change -- Percolation in the mid-1960s -- Hippie madness at decade's end -- The first comedy clubs and the 1970s -- The stand-up comedy boom -- The 1990s -- The new mellennium.
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title The comedians : Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy
title_display The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
title_full The Comedians Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy, The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy / Kliph Nesteroff
title_short The comedians :
title_sort comedians drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of american comedy
title_sub Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy
topic American wit and humor History and criticism, Biography & Autobiography, History, Nonfiction, Performing Arts
topic_facet American wit and humor, Biography & Autobiography, History, History and criticism, Nonfiction, Performing Arts