You might take a look at Jacob Smith's "The Frenzy of the Audible: Pleasure,
Authenticity, and Recorded Laughter," in Television & New Media 6
(2005):23-47, which deals with laughing records (among other things).
On 6/12/07, Andy Lanset <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm looking for material written about laughing records. I'm have the
> Journal from Fall 2001 with Abigail Cooke's piece. Is there much else out
> there? Anything published since then? Thanks much.
> Andy Lanset
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