Book Reviews in Studies in American Humor

Studies in American Humor is seeking reviewers for the following books.  If you are interested please email me at stating your name, institutional affiliation, and knowledge/interest in the subject. Reviewers should be current members of the American Humor Studies Association. Reviews are 800-1200 words following CMS citation format.

Thanks for your interest and consideration!

Satire and the State: Sketch Comedy and the Presidency. By Matt Fotis. Routledge, 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1138338128. 300pp.

Sitcommentary: Television Comedies That Changed America. By Mark A. Robinson. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019. 240pp. ISBN-13: 978-1538114193

Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925. By David Monod. Oct. 2020. University of North Carolina Press. 288pp.

Funny How?: Sketch Comedy and the Art of Humor. By Alex Clayton. SUNY Press, 2020. 176pp. 978-1438478296

Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust. Ed. David Slucki, Gabriel N. Finder, Avinoam Patt et. al. Wayne State U press, 2020. 358pp. ISBN-13: 978-0814344781

Laughing to Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century. By Danielle Fuentes Morgan. University of Illinois Press, Nov. 2020. 208pp. ISBN-13: 978-0252085307

Crazy Funny: Popular Black Satire and The Methods of Madness. By Lisa A. Guerrero. Routledge, 2019. 184pp. ISBN-13: 978-1138606487

At Wit’s End: The Deadly Discourse on the Jewish Joke. By Louis Kaplan, 2020. Fordham University Press, 352pp. ISBN-13: 978-0823287567

The Comedy and Legacy of Music-Hall Women 1880-1920. By Sam Beale. Palgrave Macmillan, Nov. 2020. 978-3-030-47940-4

The Dark Side of Stand-Up Comedy. Ed. Patrice Oppliger and Eric Shouse. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.  978-3-030-37213-2



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