Stepping backwards with disability humor? The case of NY Gov. David Paterson’s representation on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Amy Bree Becker
- Publisher: The Ohio State University Libraries
Disability Studies Quarterly
(issn: 1041-5718, eissn: 2159-8371)
blindness | disability humor | TV comedy shows | skit comedy | politicians | Social Sciences | H
In the modern era, discerning TV viewers know the shows that trade in cheap laughs by making fun of people with disabilities are not tapping into much creativity. So it was a surprise in 2008 when the highly regarded comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL) stooped to that...