The 50 Funniest American Writers by Andy Borowitz

By Andy Borowitz

Ever puzzled who makes a really humorous individual giggle? ask yourself not more. introduced jointly during this Library of the US assortment are America’s fifty funniest writers—according to acclaimed author and comic Andy Borowitz. attaining again to Mark Twain and ahead to modern masters similar to David Sedaris, Nora Ephron, Roy Blount Jr., Ian Frazier, Bernie Mac, Wanda Sykes, and George Saunders, The 50 Funniest American Writers* is an unique Who’s Who of some of the best American comedian writing. listed here are Thurber and Perelman, Lenny Bruce and Bruce Jay Friedman, Garrison Keillor, Dave Barry, and Veronica Geng, plus hilarious lesser-known items from the hot Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, nationwide Lampoon, and The Onion. Who does “one of the funniest humans in the United States” (CBS Sunday Morning) learn whilst he wishes amusing?

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He dusted the cigar-ashes off his vest. He placed a difficult unanswered letter on the pile of unfinished work, that he might not fail to attend to it that afternoon. ) He scrawled on a sheet of yellow backing-paper the memorandum: “See abt apt h drs,” which gave him an agreeable feeling of having already seen about the apartment-house doors. He discovered that he was smoking another cigar. ” He courageously returned the cigar-box to the correspondence-file, locked it up, hid the key in a more difficult place, and raged, “Ought to take care of myself.

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But I don’t figure I was stuck, George, not a bit. Machine looks brand new now—not that it’s so darned old, of course; had it less ’n three years, but I give it hard service; never drive less ’n a hundred miles on Sunday and, uh— Oh, I don’t really think you got stuck, George. ” “That’s right,” said Vergil Gunch. “That’s the way I look at it. ” Babbitt nodded his head at every fifth word in the roaring rhythm; and by the conclusion, in Gunch’s renowned humorous vein, he was enchanted: “Still, at that, George, don’t know’s you can afford it.

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