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Radio Comedy

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Radio Comedy is a fascinating journey into the recent past of American popular culture, an exploration of radio's Golden Age of humor. Bringing together excerpts from the transcripts of shows that helped define a period, and offering many rare studio photographs, it brings to life once again the excitement that radio generated among American audiences of the 30s and 40s. ...more
Hardcover, 439 pages
Published July 12th 1979 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Mike Jensen
Feb 15, 2012 Mike Jensen rated it liked it
Proof that Oxford University Press publishes mediocre books too. Not that this one is bad. The essays on different radio comics and programs are enjoyable in a fluffy way, but this is a pop book, not an incisive study. Fun, but disappointing for scholars.
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