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We had a little real estate problem : the unheralded story of Native Americans in comedy

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"From renowned comedy journalist and historian Kliph Nesteroff comes the underappreciated story of Native Americans and comedy"--

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Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs 970.004 Nes (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982103033
  • ISBN: 1982103035
  • ISBN: 9781982103057
  • ISBN: 1982103051
  • Physical Description: xiii, 318 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-296) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chauncey Yellow Robe calls it degrading, demoralizing, and degenerating -- The 1491s establish themselves in their underwear -- Every adult in vaudeville was a fraud, but the kids are alright -- Adrianne Chalepah gets kicked out of school for correcting her history teacher -- The grandfather of Will Rogers is murdered in a vengeance killing -- Jonny Roberts is nervous in San Berdoo -- Will Rogers learns rope tricks from a former slave and becomes a huge star -- Jackie Curtiss breaks Ed Sullivan's foot -- Will Rogers uses the n-word and tells everyone to get over it -- Dakota Ray Herbert doesn't bomb as hard as she should have -- Jim Thorpe tells Hollywood he's sick of their bullshit -- Joey Clift prefers the Upright Citizens Brigade to meteorology -- Will Rogers Jr. Wrestles his father's shadow -- Charlie Hill orders a ventriloquist dummy -- Brian Bahe goes onstage twelve times a week -- Davy Crockett brainshwashes the kids -- Lucas Brown eyes sells a sitcom pilot -- Charlie Hill gets inspired by Bob Newhart and other political radicals -- Everyone is shocked to read the news about the Kiowa sensation of the Las Vegas strip -- Charlie Hill can't stop farting -- The title of F-Troop represents the f-word -- Williams and Ree perform for thirteen people at the Holiday Inn -- Charlie Hill and the bearded comedian in his rusty, red truck -- Williams and Ree are desperate to get on Carson -- Charlie Hill asks Barney Miller to free Leonard Peltier -- Jackie Keliiaa thinks, "Holy shit, this is amazing." -- Someone calls the cops on the 1491s -- Charlie Hill remembers the swimming number with Joe Namath -- Larry Omaha investigaties a foul-mouthed parrot -- Terry Ree becomes the first (and last) Native comedian on Hee-Haw -- Ryan Mcmahon has a life changing experience in Winnipeg (of all places) -- Charlie Hill isn't offered anything but crap -- The 1491s reluctantly agree to do a Shakespeare festival -- Sierra Ornelas sells sitcoms the way she sold jewelry at the Santa Fe Indian Market -- Vincent Craig performs on the back of a flatbed truck in rural Arizona -- Isiah Yazzie does improv for an empty room in Shiprock -- Howie Miller does impressions. Do you guys like impressions? -- Everyone has their beef with Don Burnstick -- Marc Yaffee gets weirded out by his own mother -- Jonny Roberts quits his job -- Adrianne Chalepah meets Larry Charles in Minnesota -- Elaine Miles assumes she was the first Native woman stand-up -- Dallas Goldtooth rides his bicycle through Standing Rock -- While Sterlin Harjo mocks the hippies -- Friendly Canadians send death threats to Williams and Ree -- Ralphie May feuds with Adrianne Chalepah and then changes his mind -- Charlie Hill phones Mitzi Shore to say goodbye -- The 1491s get a standing ovation in a small Oregon town -- Jonny Roberts is stunned to see the literal writing on the wall.
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"From renowned comedy journalist and historian Kliph Nesteroff comes the underappreciated story of Native Americans and comedy"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Indian comedians > United States > History.
Indian comedians > Canada > History.
Indians of North America > Social conditions.
Indian comedians
Indians of North America > Social conditions
HISTORY / United States / General.
Canada
United States
Genre: History
Instructional and educational works.
Creative nonfiction.


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