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Mock Stars traces the evolution of indie comedy from the underground music circuit into mainstream America. Through candid interviews with major players, including David Cross, Patton Oswalt, Neil Hamburger, Maria Bamford, Fred Armisen, Aimee Mann, and dozens of others, John Wenzel reveals how comedy is becoming relevant—and dangerously funny—again.

About the Author

John Wenzel first got the indie-comedy bug watching HBO's Mr. Show, a sketch comedy program with which he's still obsessed. He currently writes about music, comedy, and new media for The Denver Post and has written for websites and magazines such as Rockpile and Shredding Paper.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933108230
Author:
Wenzel, John
Publisher:
Speck Press
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Stand-up comedy
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Comedy
Subject:
Stand-up comedy -- United States.
Subject:
Humor-Comedy Business and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.40x5.40x.80 in. .90 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Acting
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anthologies
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Comedy Business and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Narrative

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