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The Resource Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious, (sound recording)

Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious, (sound recording)

Label
Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious
Title
Laughter therapy
Title remainder
a comedy collection for the chronically serious
Title variation
  • NPR laughter therapy
  • National Public Radio laughter therapy
Contributor
Broadcaster
Host
Performer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Looking for an alternative to the seriously reliable, soothing yet informative sound of NPR? Try NPR! Prepare to be surprised by this collection of unbelievable news, bloopers, and interviews with some of the funniest personalities on the planet. The time honored tradition of hoax stories that NPR airs every April 1st brings exploding maple trees in Maine, talking dogs in Ohio, farm raised whales in Illinois, and bubbling cheese springs in Wisconsin
  • National Public Radio presents encounters with funny personalities and memorable, unbelievable April Fool's Day "news" segments from various NPR radio programs
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
792.7028
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
comedy
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Hosted by Peter Sagal; featuring Mel Brooks, Drew Carey, Stephen Colbert, Eugene Levy, Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers and more
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Selections originally broadcast Apr. 1, 1996-Jan. 23, 2013
  • Duration: 2:15:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (Morning edition, Aug. 6, 2012) (8:06)
  • Drew Carey plays not my job
  • (Wait wait-- don't tell me!, June 30, 2012) (11:55)
  • Roaches drive comedian to bunk at Ikea
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008) (3:13)
  • The ups and downs of Paula Poundstone
  • (Talk of the nation, Nov. 20, 2006) (9:38)
  • Phyllis Diller : still out for a laugh
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, July 23, 2005) (11:03)
  • Starbucks' coffee pipeline
  • Introduction
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1996) (8:33)
  • Joan Rivers hates you, herself, and everyone else
  • (Fresh air, June 11, 2012) (17:17)
  • New York City preschool starts DNA testing for admission
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2012) (3:57)
  • Mo Rocca's hard hitting look at presidential pets
  • (Talk of the nation, Oct. 6, 2004) (13:19)
  • Which Supreme Court justice cracks the most jokes?
  • (Morning edition, Jan. 18, 2011) (2:59)
  • Backstage with Fred Willard and Martin Mull
  • Peter Sagal
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012) (9:22)
  • Dog talk
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1999) (3:06)
  • Eugene Levy stays smart, even in the cheapest gag
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, June 30, 2012) (7:18)
  • Lunacorp to project images on the moon
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2001) (5:41)
  • Mel Brooks, "unhinged" and loving it
  • (Morning edition, Jan. 23, 2013) (8:11)
  • (2:28)
  • The world according to Stephen Colbert
  • (All things considered, Oct. 9, 2007) (7:58)
  • OK Go's Damian Kulash crafts pro dial-up anthem
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2011) (5:41)
  • An anthropologist walks into a bar
Control code
sky256588809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622310388
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
97816223108
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
792038
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
a2499492
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Selections originally broadcast Apr. 1, 1996-Jan. 23, 2013
  • Duration: 2:15:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (Morning edition, Aug. 6, 2012) (8:06)
  • Drew Carey plays not my job
  • (Wait wait-- don't tell me!, June 30, 2012) (11:55)
  • Roaches drive comedian to bunk at Ikea
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008) (3:13)
  • The ups and downs of Paula Poundstone
  • (Talk of the nation, Nov. 20, 2006) (9:38)
  • Phyllis Diller : still out for a laugh
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, July 23, 2005) (11:03)
  • Starbucks' coffee pipeline
  • Introduction
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1996) (8:33)
  • Joan Rivers hates you, herself, and everyone else
  • (Fresh air, June 11, 2012) (17:17)
  • New York City preschool starts DNA testing for admission
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2012) (3:57)
  • Mo Rocca's hard hitting look at presidential pets
  • (Talk of the nation, Oct. 6, 2004) (13:19)
  • Which Supreme Court justice cracks the most jokes?
  • (Morning edition, Jan. 18, 2011) (2:59)
  • Backstage with Fred Willard and Martin Mull
  • Peter Sagal
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012) (9:22)
  • Dog talk
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1999) (3:06)
  • Eugene Levy stays smart, even in the cheapest gag
  • (Weekend edition Saturday, June 30, 2012) (7:18)
  • Lunacorp to project images on the moon
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2001) (5:41)
  • Mel Brooks, "unhinged" and loving it
  • (Morning edition, Jan. 23, 2013) (8:11)
  • (2:28)
  • The world according to Stephen Colbert
  • (All things considered, Oct. 9, 2007) (7:58)
  • OK Go's Damian Kulash crafts pro dial-up anthem
  • (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2011) (5:41)
  • An anthropologist walks into a bar
Control code
sky256588809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622310388
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
97816223108
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
792038
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
a2499492
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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