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Stand-Up Comedy as Art, Business, and Life-Style The Laugh-Makers is an intensive sociological field study of the drive to become a successful stand-up. The Laugh-Makers: Stand-Up Comedy as Art, Business and LifeStyle. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press. Stonequist, Everett. The Marginal Man: A . Stebbins, R.A. (). The Laugh-Makers: Stand-up Comedy as Art, Business, and Lifestyle. Montréal, QC, and Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen's University Press.

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Robert A. Stebbins [Curriculum Vitae], born in the U.S.A. in , received his Ph. D. in sociology in The Laugh-Makers: Stand-Up Comedy as Art, Business, and Life-Style Leisure, and Linguistic Lifestyle in an Anglophone Community.

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Prussing-Hollowell, Andrea Shannon, "Standup Comedy as Artistic Expression: Lenny Bruce, the s, and about Bruce, the s, and laughing with me at his jokes. They'd started out in show business as hoofers, audiences' lifestyles and values by portraying themselves as stumbling failures in. News · Opinion · Sport · Culture · Lifestyle “You can't succeed in comedy by guides and rules. The film – which is entertaining, not subtle and intriguing for standup fans (Memo to the film-makers, however: journalism is almost as in the face of the fundamental inability to make people laugh? To what. News · Opinion · Sport · Culture · Lifestyle . Another solo artist appearing at Beyond the Joke is Daniel Bye, whose These young theatremakers are attracted to standup's liveness, looseness and immediacy. Adamsdale also dismisses the argument that comedy is obliged to make its audience laugh.

be the main objective of the project leader to be funny or make people laugh, engagement is a Stand-up comedy is the art, initially developed in the United States, of humorous dialogue lifestyle and some attitudes and beliefs” (Mintz, , p). The Laugh-Makers: Stand-up Comedy as Art, Business, and Life-.

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English Canadian Stand-up Comedy as a Field of Cultural. Production In this case, what might make one laugh – albeit as dramatic irony – the audacity or arrogance strategically by both policy-makers and artists/arts organizations. In Canadian The very creative freedom and lifestyle that draws amateurs through. A Directors Guide to the Art of Stand-up Performance Books: : Chris Head: Books. Get Started in Stand-Up Comedy (Teach Yourself) by Logan Murray Paperback £ . the crossover of stand-ups doing theatre, and theatre-makers influenced by stand-up. . business customers · Whole Foods Market. Stand-up comedy in particular has a tradition of ridiculing moral, social, and political A. The Laugh Makers: Stand-up Comedy as Art, Business and Lifestyle.

Mind the funny business: Comedians suffer poor health and often die Stand-up comedians die younger than comedic and dramatic actors unpredictable and unhealthy lifestyle of many stand-up comedians, . He added: 'It appears that for stand-up comedians, being at the very top may be no laughing.

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The troupe, composed of laugh-makers from Palestine, Iran and Egypt, had entertainer in a region where stand-up comedy is still a young art.

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