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Planet Funny Ebook Ü How Comedy Took Over Our Culture ↠ Ken jennings ↠ ❰Reading❯ ➶ Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture Author Ken Jennings – Goproled.co.uk A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken JennA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings relays the history of humor in lively insightful and crawling with goofy factlings Maria Semple author of Whered You Go Bernadettefrom fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memesWhere once societys most coveted trait might have been strength or intelligence or honor today in a clear sign of evolution sliding off the trails it is being funny Yes funniness Consider Super Bowl commercials dont try to sell you any; they try to make you laugh Airline safety tutorialsthose terrifying laminated cards about the possibilities of fire explosion depressurization and drowninghave been replaced by joke filled videos with multimillion dollar budgets and dance routines Thanks to social media we now have a whole Twitterverse of amateur comedians riffing around the world at all hours of the dayand many of them even get popular enough online to go pro and take over TV In his smartly structured soundly argued and yespretty darn funnyBooklist starred review Planet Funny Ken Jennings explores this brave new comedic world and what it meansor doesntto be funny in it now Tracing the evolution of humor from the caveman days to the bawdy middle class antics of Chaucer to Monty Pythons game changing silliness to the fast paced meta humor of The Simpsons Jennings explains how we built our humor saturated modern age where lots of us get our news from comedy shows and a comic figure can even be elected President of the United States purely on showmanship Fascinating entertaining andIm being dead serious hereimportant AJ Jacobs author of The Year of Living Biblically Planet Funny is a full taxonomy of what spawned and defines the modern sense of humor Remember when reviews could just be about the thing you bought instead of an attempt to be witty and snarky in hopes of getting a laugh out of some future anonymous person who you'd never meet? That's what this book's about Also this review

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A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings relays the history of humor in lively insightful and crawling with goofy factlings Maria Semple author of Whered You Go Bernadettefrom fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memesWhere once societys most coveted trait might have been strength or intelligence or honor today in a clear sign of evolution sliding off the trails it is being funny Yes funniness Consider Super Bowl commercials dont try to sell you any; they try to make you laugh Airline safety tutorialsthose terrifying laminated cards about the possibilities of fire explosion depressurization and drowninghave been replaced by joke filled videos with multimillion dollar budgets and dance routines Thanks to social media we now have a whole Twitterverse of amateur comedians riffing around the world at all hours of the dayand many of them even get popular enough online to go pro and take over TV In his smartly structured soundly argued and yespretty darn funnyBooklist starred review Planet Funny Ken Jennings explores this brave new comedic world and what it meansor doesntto be funny in it now Tracing the evolution of humor from the caveman days to the bawdy middle class antics of Chaucer to Monty Pythons game changing silliness to the fast paced meta humor of The Simpsons Jennings explains how we built our humor saturated modern age where lots of us get our news from comedy shows and a comic figure can even be elected President of the United States purely on showmanship Fascinating entertaining andIm being dead serious hereimportant AJ Jacobs author of The Year of Living Biblically Planet Funny is a full taxonomy of what spawned and defines the modern sense of humor Funny book Jeopardy champ had a great sense of humor and a lot to say

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Planet Funny How Comedy Took Over Our CultureA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings relays the history of humor in lively insightful and crawling with goofy factlings Maria Semple author of Whered You Go Bernadettefrom fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memesWhere once societys most coveted trait might have been strength or intelligence or honor today in a clear sign of evolution sliding off the trails it is being funny Yes funniness Consider Super Bowl commercials dont try to sell you any; they try to make you laugh Airline safety tutorialsthose terrifying laminated cards about the possibilities of fire explosion depressurization and drowninghave been replaced by joke filled videos with multimillion dollar budgets and dance routines Thanks to social media we now have a whole Twitterverse of amateur comedians riffing around the world at all hours of the dayand many of them even get popular enough online to go pro and take over TV In his smartly structured soundly argued and yespretty darn funnyBooklist starred review Planet Funny Ken Jennings explores this brave new comedic world and what it meansor doesntto be funny in it now Tracing the evolution of humor from the caveman days to the bawdy middle class antics of Chaucer to Monty Pythons game changing silliness to the fast paced meta humor of The Simpsons Jennings explains how we built our humor saturated modern age where lots of us get our news from comedy shows and a comic figure can even be elected President of the United States purely on showmanship Fascinating entertaining andIm being dead serious hereimportant AJ Jacobs author of The Year of Living Biblically Planet Funny is a full taxonomy of what spawned and defines the modern sense of humor As much as I expected to enjoy this book it was a snoozefest Jennings' book Brainiac was awesome; Because I said So was decent; and Maphead passable These 3 all seemed to be written for the general public Planet Funny though is geared toward a narrow demographic to which I apparently do not belong He references many personalities and programs that I've never heard of Some of his patter comes across as inside joke material which he doesn't bother explaining to us outsiders For these reasons the book was tedious and boring I skimmed through uite a bit of it I was relieved to finally reach the last page I enjoy a laugh or a joke as much as the next guy But it seems such a waste of a brilliant mind to spend so very much of one's time on comedy podcasts tv comedy programs sending & receiving comedic tweets etcUpon finishing the book I wanted to say Ken don't uit your day job Then I realized oh crap this IS his day job