Monologue : what makes America laugh before bed
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4 audio discs (4.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.


Read by Johnny Heller.
Ever since Johnny Carson first popularized the late-night talk show in 1962 with The Tonight Show, the eleven p.m. to two a.m. comedy time slot on network television has remained an indelible part of our national culture. More than six popular late-night shows air every night of the week, and with recent major shake-ups in the industry, late-night television has never been more relevant to our public consciousness than it is today. Jon Macks, a veteran writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, takes us behind the scenes of this world for an in-depth, colorful look at what really makes these hosts the arbiters of public opinion.From the opening monologue-what's funny, what's dangerous, what's untouchable-to the best vs. worst guests, Macks covers the landscape of late-night comedy and punctuates the narrative with hysterical personal anecdotes, shining the spotlight on some of the very best late-night jokes. With an insider's expertise and a laugh-out-loud voice, Macks explains how late-night TV redefines the news and events of any given day, reshapes public opinion, and even creates our national zeitgeist.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Macks, J., & Heller, J. (2015). Monologue: what makes America laugh before bed (Unabridged.). Tantor Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macks, Jon and Johnny, Heller. 2015. Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed. Old Saybrook, Conn.: Tantor Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macks, Jon and Johnny, Heller. Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed Old Saybrook, Conn.: Tantor Media, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Macks, Jon,, and Johnny Heller. Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed Unabridged., Tantor Media, 2015.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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