Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Proposed

Any truth to the suggestion of Mark Twain’s (1835-1910) demise is greatly exaggerated. With a comedy award presented in his name each year, a long-awaited autobiography released, as requested, on the 100th anniversary of his death, and his recent selection to The 50 Funniest American Writers, the man born Samuel Langhorne Clemens seems as popular […]

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: […]