Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny

Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny

by John Wenzel
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933108230
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet 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.

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