The Resource Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman

Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman

Label
Letterman : the last giant of late night
Title
Letterman
Title remainder
the last giant of late night
Statement of responsibility
Jason Zinoman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York TimesLate Night with David Letterman--he illuminates Letterman's relationship to his writers, and in particular, the show's co-creator, Merrill Markoe, with whom Letterman shared a long professional and personal connection.To understand popular culture today, it's necessary to understand David Letterman. With this revealing biography, Zinoman offers a perceptive analysis of the man and the artist whose ironic voice and caustic meta-humor was critical to an entire generation of comedians and viewers--and whose singular style ushered in new tropes that have become clichés in comedy today
Summary
A definitive account of the life and career of comedic talk show host David Letterman evaluates how his ironic style transcended traditional television and how his remote and reclusive personality contrasts with his widely misunderstood achievements
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Biography type
individual biography
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10558764
Cataloging source
MMI
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Zinoman, Jason,
Dewey number
791.4502/8092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.L39
LC item number
Z56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Letterman, David
  • Television personalities
  • Comedians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Target audience
adult
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the last giant of late night
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Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman
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multicolored
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rdacontent.
Control code
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780062377241
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rdamedia.
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Label
Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn975270617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062377241
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F29FA4F5-95E1-4B70-B034-B67F0313BCD7

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