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Pranksters

Kembrew McLeod

Pranksters

making mischief in the modern world

by Kembrew McLeod

  • 248 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impostors and imposture,
  • Subculture,
  • Practical jokes,
  • Hoaxes,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Profiles the most notorious mischief makers in Western culture from 1600 to the present day and explores how pranks are part of a long tradition of speaking truth to power and social critique.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-332) and index.

    StatementKembrew McLeod
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.P67 M35 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27156425M
    ISBN 10081479629X
    ISBN 109780814796290
    LC Control Number2013029825
    OCLC/WorldCa856861124

    The Merry Pranksters Meet Jim Crow" in Rolling Stone (July , ) by Kesey, Ken and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at book, McLeod shows how pranks interrupt the daily flow of approved information and news, using humor to underscore larger, pointed truths. Written in an accessible, story-driven style, Pranksters reveals how mischief makers have left their shocking, entertaining, and educational mark on modern political and social life.

    The Rosicrucians are among the earliest pranksters discussed in McLeod’s entertaining book, which starts with the age of Enlightenment and covers four Author: Geeta Dayal. The Pranksters | Book by: Diyasree Navaneethan and Bhavya Bevara theme: Open Theme format: 11"x" - Hardcover w/Glossy Laminate - Color - Photo BookPages:

      Ken Kesey and Neal Cassady; the Grateful Dead in Source: Reddit. There's a phrase in Wolfe's book that comes to mean a lot -- "on the bus." You were either on the bus or you weren't, and it wasn't only a physical-world distinction. Being one of the Merry Pranksters required belief and dedication, you couldn't half-ass it. On Monday, some pranksters took advantage of an opportunity provided them by the Democratic Party to change the Democrat logo on the Google results page for “Democratic Party” from the traditional donkey to a rat.


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pranksters synonyms, pranksters pronunciation, pranksters translation, English dictionary definition of pranksters. n. One who plays tricks or pranks.

n a practical joker n. a person who is given to pranks.