The Resource We killed : the rise of women in American comedy, Yael Kohen

We killed : the rise of women in American comedy, Yael Kohen

Label
We killed : the rise of women in American comedy
Title
We killed
Title remainder
the rise of women in American comedy
Statement of responsibility
Yael Kohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kohen assembles more than 150 interviews from America's most prominent comediennes (and the writers, producers, nightclub owners, and colleagues who revolved around them) to piece together the revolution that happened to (and by) women in American comedy"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kohen, Yael
Dewey number
  • 792.7/6028092520973
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1969.C65
LC item number
K65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Women comedians
  • Women comedians
Target audience
adult
Label
We killed : the rise of women in American comedy, Yael Kohen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Mothers of invention : headlining -- Phyllis Diller, Anne Meara, Barbara Harris, Joan Rivers, Elaine May, Louise Lasser, and more -- Lily of the underground. Headlining -- Lily Tomlin, Bette Midler, Richard Pryor, and more -- Prime time : headlining -- Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Burnett, Marlo Thomas, Bea Arthur, Valerie Harper, and more -- In the spot : Carol Burnett -- Saturday night live : the boys' club. Headlining -- Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, and more -- I am woman : headlining -- Whoopi Goldberg, Elayne Boosler, Robin Williams, Carol Leifer, Sandra Bernhard, Suzanne Somers, and more -- In the spot : Merrill Markoe -- The boom years : headlining -- Roseanne, Joy Behar, Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone, Rita Rudner, and more -- In the spot : Ellen DeGeneres -- Janeane Garofalo and friends : headlining -- Janeane Garofalo, Kathy Griffin, Margaret Cho, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Laura Kightlinger, and more -- Saturday night live : the girls club : headlining -- Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and more -- Comic rising : headlining -- Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Handler, Kristen Schaal, Ellie Kemper, Aubrey Plaza, and more
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 308 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374287238
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012018565
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn778422674
  • (OCoLC)778422674
  • 979219
  • 979219
Label
We killed : the rise of women in American comedy, Yael Kohen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Mothers of invention : headlining -- Phyllis Diller, Anne Meara, Barbara Harris, Joan Rivers, Elaine May, Louise Lasser, and more -- Lily of the underground. Headlining -- Lily Tomlin, Bette Midler, Richard Pryor, and more -- Prime time : headlining -- Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Burnett, Marlo Thomas, Bea Arthur, Valerie Harper, and more -- In the spot : Carol Burnett -- Saturday night live : the boys' club. Headlining -- Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, and more -- I am woman : headlining -- Whoopi Goldberg, Elayne Boosler, Robin Williams, Carol Leifer, Sandra Bernhard, Suzanne Somers, and more -- In the spot : Merrill Markoe -- The boom years : headlining -- Roseanne, Joy Behar, Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone, Rita Rudner, and more -- In the spot : Ellen DeGeneres -- Janeane Garofalo and friends : headlining -- Janeane Garofalo, Kathy Griffin, Margaret Cho, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Laura Kightlinger, and more -- Saturday night live : the girls club : headlining -- Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and more -- Comic rising : headlining -- Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Handler, Kristen Schaal, Ellie Kemper, Aubrey Plaza, and more
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 308 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374287238
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012018565
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn778422674
  • (OCoLC)778422674
  • 979219
  • 979219

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