NPR Laughter Therapy: Funny for a Living

  • by NPR
  • Narrated by Ophira Eisenberg
  • 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This extended session of Laughter Therapy explores the history of all things funny, presenting a cornucopia of comedy from the pioneers of vaudeville and the silent film era, to the wildly creative innovators that transformed television in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, to the modern practitioners that continue to bend the boundaries of comedy today. Chronically serious? Prepare to be cured by this collection of revealing profiles and interviews with some of the funniest personalities ever.

Charlie Chaplin
Buster Keaton
Groucho Marx
Sid Caesar
Ernie Kovacs
Bob and Ray
Imogene Coca
Mel Brooks
Carl Reiner
Bob Newhart
Jonathan Winters
Bill Cosby
Phyllis Diller
Joan Rivers
Jerry Seinfeld
Conan O’Brien
Amy Poehler
Margaret Cho
Jim Gaffigan
Sarah Silverman


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-23-2014
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books