Modern Hollywood horror and comedy are surveyed in a film guide and study which juxtaposes classics with today's productions. From films which portray sex and power struggles to those which examine inner city scenes and power struggles without politics involved, this creates some fine food for thought. -- Midwest Book Review
No previous writer has been so enlightening or persuasive in exploring the social and psychological implications of laughter at the movies, and nobody has been so refreshingly intelligent about such lowbrow artifacts as Bachelor Party, Porky's
, and Caddyshack.