CM 139 : Media Analysis: Comedy

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

45

Teaching Equivalent

3.00

Description

Explores literary humorists such as Mark Twain and Hunter S Thompson, the rise of comedy in Radio/TV/Film in the mid-twentieth century, groundbreaking stand-up comedians such as Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, and Chris Rock, plus iconic classics Saturday Night Live and Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Students will discover the science of comedy and utilize proven techniques to inject humor into both their writing and commercial art.

Articulation Code

DH