The Resource Humor me : an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too), edited by Ian Frazier

Humor me : an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too), edited by Ian Frazier

Label
Humor me : an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too)
Title
Humor me
Title remainder
an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too)
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ian Frazier
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A literary cavalcade ... featuring more than fifty pieces of the greatest comic writing of our time. The book includes such masters of the form as Roy Blount, Jr., Bruce Jay Friedman, Veronica Geng, Jack Handey, Garrison Keillor, Steve Martin, and Calvin Trillin, as well as work by newer comic stars like Andy Borowitz, Larry Doyle, Simon Rich, George Saunders, and David Sedaris, ... [and] classics by Bret Harte, Elizabeth Bishop, Donald Barthelme, and Mark Twain." -- Dust jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
817.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6162
LC item number
.H86 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1930-
  • 1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frazier, Ian
  • Keillor, Garrison
  • Martin, Steve
  • Friedman, Bruce Jay
  • Updike, John
  • Twain, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
Label
Humor me : an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too), edited by Ian Frazier
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • I loved the garish days
  • Lynn Caraganis
  • Gimme no static
  • Rich Cohen
  • Hepatitis F
  • Prudence Crowther
  • Life without Leann
  • Larry Doyle
  • Magic grasp of antiques
  • Glenn Eichler
  • Fall fashion report from a local correctional facililty
  • What the twister did
  • Bill Franzen
  • Lamentations of the Father
  • Ian Frazier
  • Let's hear it for a beautiful guy
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Plan 10 from Zone R-3
  • Polly Frost
  • What he told me
  • Frank Gannon
  • Henry Alford
  • La Cosa Noshtra
  • Veronica Geng
  • Gum
  • Scott Gutterman
  • What I'd say to the martians
  • Jack Handey
  • Fragging
  • Larry Heinemann
  • Around the Horne
  • Garrison Keillor
  • This old bod
  • Evidently, it was live then
  • Dan Kennedt
  • Girl
  • Jaaica Kincaid
  • from Glengarry Glen Ross
  • David Mamet
  • Third millennium, so far, so good
  • Steve Martin
  • Getting along with the Russians
  • Patricia Marx
  • Roger Angell
  • La Bamba hot line
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Salute to John Wayne
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Theatre-lobby notices
  • Andy Borowitz--
  • Ther shall be no bottom 9a bad play for worse actors
  • Mark O'Donnell
  • Naturalist's notes
  • David Owen
  • Six days, some rememberings
  • Grace Paley
  • I don't talk service no more
  • Charles Portis
  • Scarliotti and the sinkhole
  • Padgett Powell
  • Fair warning
  • Play nice
  • Simon Rich
  • Adams
  • George Saunders
  • Save our bus herds
  • Cathleen Schine
  • Plague of tics
  • David Sedaris
  • Wrong Shapiro at the right time
  • Susan Shapiro
  • Ian Maxtone-Graham
  • Prayer
  • Paul Simms
  • My married life, the whole truth thus far
  • Mark Singer
  • How important moments in my life would have been different if I was shot twice in the stomach at close range
  • Jake Swearingen
  • Curtain time
  • Calvin Trillin
  • I embrace the new candor
  • George W. S. Trow
  • Hitler's secret diary
  • Mild Complaint
  • John Updike
  • Bruce McCall
  • Miracle of the fish plate
  • Patrick F. McManus
  • Royal visitor
  • George Meyer
  • Bathhouse (1961)
  • Mikhail Zoshchenko
  • How to write good (1971)
  • Michael O'Donoghue
  • Thailand (1970s)
  • Donald Barthelme
  • Ultimate diary (further jottings of a contemporary composer) (1975)
  • Howard Ross
  • 12 o'clock news (1979)
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Muck-a-muck, a modern Indian novel after Cooper (1867)
  • Bret Harte
  • 1601 (1880)
  • Mark Twain
  • Anegdotes from the life of Pushkin (1930s)
  • Daniil Kharms
  • History in the balance (1958)
  • Calvin Tomkins
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 321 p.
Isbn
9780061728945
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn456180334
  • (OCoLC)456180334
Label
Humor me : an anthology of funny contemporary writing (plus some great old stuff too), edited by Ian Frazier
Publication
Contents
  • I loved the garish days
  • Lynn Caraganis
  • Gimme no static
  • Rich Cohen
  • Hepatitis F
  • Prudence Crowther
  • Life without Leann
  • Larry Doyle
  • Magic grasp of antiques
  • Glenn Eichler
  • Fall fashion report from a local correctional facililty
  • What the twister did
  • Bill Franzen
  • Lamentations of the Father
  • Ian Frazier
  • Let's hear it for a beautiful guy
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Plan 10 from Zone R-3
  • Polly Frost
  • What he told me
  • Frank Gannon
  • Henry Alford
  • La Cosa Noshtra
  • Veronica Geng
  • Gum
  • Scott Gutterman
  • What I'd say to the martians
  • Jack Handey
  • Fragging
  • Larry Heinemann
  • Around the Horne
  • Garrison Keillor
  • This old bod
  • Evidently, it was live then
  • Dan Kennedt
  • Girl
  • Jaaica Kincaid
  • from Glengarry Glen Ross
  • David Mamet
  • Third millennium, so far, so good
  • Steve Martin
  • Getting along with the Russians
  • Patricia Marx
  • Roger Angell
  • La Bamba hot line
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Salute to John Wayne
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Theatre-lobby notices
  • Andy Borowitz--
  • Ther shall be no bottom 9a bad play for worse actors
  • Mark O'Donnell
  • Naturalist's notes
  • David Owen
  • Six days, some rememberings
  • Grace Paley
  • I don't talk service no more
  • Charles Portis
  • Scarliotti and the sinkhole
  • Padgett Powell
  • Fair warning
  • Play nice
  • Simon Rich
  • Adams
  • George Saunders
  • Save our bus herds
  • Cathleen Schine
  • Plague of tics
  • David Sedaris
  • Wrong Shapiro at the right time
  • Susan Shapiro
  • Ian Maxtone-Graham
  • Prayer
  • Paul Simms
  • My married life, the whole truth thus far
  • Mark Singer
  • How important moments in my life would have been different if I was shot twice in the stomach at close range
  • Jake Swearingen
  • Curtain time
  • Calvin Trillin
  • I embrace the new candor
  • George W. S. Trow
  • Hitler's secret diary
  • Mild Complaint
  • John Updike
  • Bruce McCall
  • Miracle of the fish plate
  • Patrick F. McManus
  • Royal visitor
  • George Meyer
  • Bathhouse (1961)
  • Mikhail Zoshchenko
  • How to write good (1971)
  • Michael O'Donoghue
  • Thailand (1970s)
  • Donald Barthelme
  • Ultimate diary (further jottings of a contemporary composer) (1975)
  • Howard Ross
  • 12 o'clock news (1979)
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Muck-a-muck, a modern Indian novel after Cooper (1867)
  • Bret Harte
  • 1601 (1880)
  • Mark Twain
  • Anegdotes from the life of Pushkin (1930s)
  • Daniil Kharms
  • History in the balance (1958)
  • Calvin Tomkins
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 321 p.
Isbn
9780061728945
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn456180334
  • (OCoLC)456180334

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