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Laughing matters

a celebration of American humor

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Gene Shalit.
    ContributionsShalit, Gene, 1936-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 622 p. :
    Number of Pages622
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23258642M
    ISBN 100385185472
    OCLC/WorldCa16744593

    An uneven but frequently amusing three-part documentary about comedy, Laughing Matters (Showtime, J p.m.) begins with a clever mock lecture by British comedian…. book review. Laughing Matters. By Denver Post Wire Services. LAUGHING MATTERS By Larry Gelbart Random House, $ May 3 - One of the liberating experiences of being a successful older writer in Hollywood is that, since the reputation is secure and the bank account is stable, you are more free to tell the truth and lose the myths.. In Larry Gelbart's "Laughing Matters,'' a tapestry of anecdotes.


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Some of Laughing Matters is serious--Gelbart is a wit, not a gag writer, and he cares deeply about writing. Some is touching--for instance, his account of the last days of M*A*S*H. His sketches of comedy performers and writers are "elegant," said Publishers Weekly in an early review, his sense of Cited by: 3.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by:   Writer Larry Gelbart's Laughing Matters is not an autobiography, although the stories relate to the various stages of his life and writing career.

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In this lesson, students examine the saying ‘laughter is the best medicine’ through reading and discussing a New York Times article about Dr. Patch Adams. Students participate in a round-table debate about issues raised by quotations from an interview with Dr. Adams, and then interview a doctor or other health care professional about the spiritual, economic, and social aspects of medical care.

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