Going Too Far
Tony Hendra
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Dec 07, 2019 - 06:13 AM By Tony Hendra

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  • Title: Going Too Far
  • Author: Tony Hendra
  • ISBN: 9780385232234
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover

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Mark Pool Dec 07, 2019 - 06:13 AM
One day I checked out a humor book from the library. I was expecting to read about how comedy, and comedians, has evolved in America. I wasn’t expecting to find any nuggets of wisdom, but the following quote, about America in the latter half of the 20th century, is right on target:"What [Lenny] Bruce understood was that America received its values from the screen, from its media--and, more importantly, loved to. Its values were no longer passed on from person to person or from parents to child [...]
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Steve Dec 07, 2019 - 06:13 AM
The first part, covering the rise of 'Boomer humor' (a term which gets more annoying with every use) in the 1950s and 1960s is excellent. Very much worth reading.The second covers the 1970s and early 1980s, but pretty much just from the standpoint of the National Lampoon and Saturday Night Live. It suffers from an abundance of pointless detail and so many axes on the grinder. Skip it - read Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead instead.And Tony's red-faced assertions that Animal House somehow demonstra [...]
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StevenF Dec 07, 2019 - 06:13 AM
His personality and lack of ethics get in the way of the information he has to share. I washed my hands after.
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