America (The Book): Textbook Parody and Democratic Theory

Steven Vanderheiden

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    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    In entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world.* Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report* Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality and the American Way* Highlights the razor sharp critical skills of Jon Stewart and his colleagues* Faces tough and surprisingly funny questions about politics, religion, and power head on
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Daily Show And Philosophy
    Subtitle of host publicationmoments of zen in the art of fake news
    EditorsJason Holt
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherBlackwell
    Pages205-217
    Number of pages13
    Edition16
    ISBN (Print)9781405163149
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Vanderheiden, S. (2008). America (The Book): Textbook Parody and Democratic Theory. In J. Holt (Ed.), The Daily Show And Philosophy: moments of zen in the art of fake news (16 ed., pp. 205-217). Blackwell.