Satiristas: Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians

Satiristas: Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians

by Paul Provenza, Dan Dion

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Featuring our greatest comedic minds on the nature of humor, its relevance in society—and why sometimes you just need a good dirty joke to cleanse the palate—Satiristas is a hilarious multi-voiced manifesto on satire and comedy presented by Paul Provenza, co-creator of The Aristocrats.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061959875
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Publication date: 05/11/2010
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Paul Provenza has been a major name in stand-up comedy for decades. He is the co-creator and director of the critically acclaimed comedy/documentary The Aristocrats. He has written, produced, and starred in several comedy specials, including the comedy talk show Comics Only for Comedy Central and his own one-man show for Showtime, The Incredible Man-Boy. He is an artistic consultant to the Montreal and Chicago Just for Laughs festivals, and is currently co-producing and starring in The Green Room with Paul Provenza for Showtime.

Dan Dion is the world's premier portrait photographer of comedians. He has exhibited in solo shows in New York, Hollywood, Montreal, Edinburgh, Sydney, and San Francisco and is the house photographer of the legendary Fillmore Auditorium. His photos have been published in Rolling Stone, Time, Spin, Playboy, Entertainment Weekly, People, Vibe, and more than one hundred other publications. He is represented by the Fahey/Klein gallery in Los Angeles.

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