• Laughter and consequence : rhetoric and the trouble with intention in humor and identity politics 

    Blouke, Catherine McKenzie; 0000-0003-2831-3722 (2015-08-12)
    At the turn of the 21st Century, comedians such as Sacha Baron Cohen and Dave Chappelle, as well as the theater group Speak Theater Arts (figures analyzed in the following chapters), use humor to critique contemporary ...
  • Satiric infotainment TV shows 

    Alonso, Paul, 1978- (2012-11-13)
    This dissertation analyzes the discourse of three infotainment television shows built around their hosts – characters who have gained considerable importance and influence in their respective countries: American Jon Stewart ...