Humor 2.0 : How the Internet Changed Humor, Hardback Book

Humor 2.0 : How the Internet Changed Humor Hardback


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The book shows how humor has changed since the advent of the internet: new genres, new contexts, and new audiences.

The book provides a guide to such phenomena as memes, video parodies, photobombing, and cringe humor.

Included are also in-depth discussions of the humor in phenomena such as Dogecoin, the joke currency, and the use of humor by the alt-right.

It also shows how the cognitive mechanisms of humor remain unchanged.

Written by a well-known specialist in humor studies, the book is engaging and readable, but also based on extensive scholarship.


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