New Book Lists America’s 50 Funniest Writers

James Thurber, Woody Allen and David Sedaris are among America’s 50 funniest writers, living and dead, as suggested by comedian and satirist Andy Borowitz (left) in his new book The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion published by The Library of America. Also making the grade were: […]

Drunk Stoned…A Lively Reminder of Forgotten Era

A hip, subversive, and often bawdy publication, the National Lampoon magazine was – popularity wise – The Onion of it’s time, bursting onto the scene in April 1970 before delivering a career-launching theater production (Lemmings), sending key contributors to a then-emerging Saturday Night Live, and releasing a comedy classic in Animal House. But like a […]