The money shot [electronic resource] :trash, class, and the making of TV talk shows / Laura Grindstaff.
By: Grindstaff, Laura.Material type: BookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 318 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226309088 (electronic bk.); 0226309088 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Television talk shows -- United States | Fine Arts | Talk-shows -- États-Unis | PERFORMING ARTS -- Television -- Reference | Televisieprogramma's | Praatprogramma's | Talkshow | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 791.45/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-299) and index.
Acknowledgments -- Word about names -- Principal cast -- Prologue : Setting the stage -- Airing dirty laundry -- Genre goes hard-core : a brief history of talk shows and the money shot -- Talk as work : routinizing the production process -- Talk as show (a show of emotion) -- Other side of the camera : motives and misgivings -- Inside the fun house -- Will the real expert please stand up? -- Trash, class, and cultural hierarchy -- Epilogue : Airing another kind of dirty laundry : confessions of a feminist fieldworker.
Grindstaff takes the reader behind the scenes of television talk shows. This study draws on interviews with producers and guests and asks what talk shows can tell us about mass media and what they reveal about American culture more generally.
Description based on print version record.