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David Bianculli ½ 7 review review Dangerously Funny 107 A behind the scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour the provocative politically charged program that shocked the censors outraged the White House and forever changed the face of television Decades before The Daily Show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour proved there was a place on television for no holds barred political comedy with a decidedly antiauthoritarian point of view In this explosive revealing history of the show veteran entertainment journalist David Bi. Clearly written and organized and very informative Bianculli had the advantage of full access to the Smothers Brothers and it shows Any of you remember that Firesign Theatre album title Everything You Know is Wrong Well I found out this was true of my memory of the whole Comedy Hour controversy I thought the series ended because of the Vietnam War Pete Seeger s Waist Deep in the Big Muddy and pressure from the Johnson White House when in reality it had to do with falling ratings particularly in the Bible Belt Tommy Smothers intransigence and David Steinberg s edgy biblical rout

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David Bianculli ½ 7 review review Dangerously Funny 107 The late 1960s Drawing on extensive original interviews with Tom and Dick Smothers and dozens of other key players as well as than a decade's worth of original research Dangerously Funny brings readers behind the scenes for all the battles over censorship mind blowing musical performances and unforgettable sketches that defined the show and its era David Bianculli delves deep into this riveting story to find out what really happened and to reveal why this show remains so significant to this d. Dick People don t tune in to us to listen to us argueTom Some of them didI was one of those people who tuned in between 67 and 69 to listen to Tom and Dick Smothers argue and sing and make me laugh on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour David Bianculli s book Dangerously Funny traces the Brothers career but spends most of it s pages examining the evolution of Tom s enlightenment as an anti establishment proponent in the sixties and his constant battles with the CBS censors over the politicization of the show The controversy itself became fodder for the writers as they made fun o

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David Bianculli ½ 7 review review Dangerously Funny 107 Anculli tells the fascinating story of its three year network run and the cultural impact that's still being felt today Before it was suddenly removed from the CBS lineup reportedly under pressure from the Nixon administration The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a ratings powerhouse It helped launch the careers of comedy legends such as Steve Martin and Rob Reiner featured groundbreaking musical acts like the Beatles and the Who and served as a cultural touchstone for the antiwar movement of. Since we inhabit this realm called Good Reads and not say Middling to Fair Reads I am yanked back into reality by that realization David Bianculli s Dangerously Funny is not as it stands an inherently un good read but neither is it particularly scintillating I blazed through it and enjoyed it but only because the subjects of 60s pop and political culture issues of creative control and free speech and censorship of artmedia social control and corporate mentalities TV of that era and the Smothers Brothers themselves hold some interest for me But I think you kind of have to have so


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    Free download Dangerously Funny David Bianculli ½ 7 review Download ¶ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ David Bianculli Clearly written and organized and very informative Bianculli had the advantage of full access to the Smothers Brothers and it shows Any of yo

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    David Bianculli ½ 7 review PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] Another book in the Read Aloud With the Wife series Pretty interesting account of the brother's career politics and impact on the current generation of entertainers

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    PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] If you remember the Smothers Brothers read this book for a tiptoe thru the tulips I know it was on a competing show but timeliness was the aim buried under the neiges d'antan If either phrase has left you scratching your wig holder l

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    PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] Download ¶ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ½ David Bianculli Since we inhabit this realm called Good Reads and not say Middling to Fair Reads I am yanked back into reality by that realization David Bianculli's Dangerously Funny is not as it stands an inherently un good read but neither is it particularly scintillating I blazed through it and enjoyed it but only because the subjects of '60s pop and political culture issues of creative control and free speech and censorship of ar

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    PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] If you're interested in this sort of thing and you should be this is well told The attempts to force the Nixon connection

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    Free download Dangerously Funny PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] David Bianculli ½ 7 review The first three uarters of this book rates five stars but the last uarter which should have been omitted turns into a political rant in which Bianculli offers idiotic opinions and lame brain conclusions Bianculli obviously sees the canceling or firing of The Smothers Brothers as some kind of conspiracy and some kind of right wing conspiracy at that rather than what it was Tommy Smothers self destructiveness spi

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    PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] David Bianculli ½ 7 review Free download Dangerously Funny Dick People don't tune in to us to listen to us argueTom Some of them didI was one of those people who tuned in between '67 and '69 to listen to Tom and Dick Smothers argue and sing and make me laugh on The Smothers Broth

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    PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] The author takes advantage of cooperative sources not only the Smothers Brothers and their collaborators but also a few CBS executives to take us behind the scenes of the popular 60s variety show The book occasionally gets caught up in a catalog of guests and sketches but we get a feeling for how the show fit into its time To a present day reader the escalating battle between the show's writers and the network censors

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    Free download Dangerously Funny PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] David Bianculli ½ 7 review Well researched detailed backstory on how one of the most inventive and progressive prime time TV shows ever presented got scuttled due to political and censorship issues Covers both sides of the story and puts things in historical perspective to give us the insider scoop on how a show that was an irritant like a grain

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    David Bianculli ½ 7 review PDF NEW [Dangerously Funny] I wish this book was a lot about the Smothers Brothers and a lot less about their nonstop battles with CBS Nevertheless it was an interesting blast from the past I remember watching their show as a kid but had forgotten that I picked up most of my teenage musical preferences from them

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  • Hardcover
  • 382
  • Dangerously Funny
  • David Bianculli
  • English
  • 06 January 2019
  • 9781439101162