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Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker, edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder

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Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker
Title
Fierce pajamas
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an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker
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edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
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eng
Summary
When Harold Ross founded The New Yorker in 1925, he described it as a "comic weekly." And although it has become much more than that, it has remained true in its irreverent heart to the description, publishing the most illustrious literary humorists of the modern era, from Robert Benchley and Dorothy Parker to Woody Allen and Steve Martin. This anthology gathers together the funniest work of more than seventy contributors. Parodists take on not only writers like Hemingway and Kerouac, but TV documentaries, Italian cinema, and etiquette books. Other pieces offer perspectives on the heights of fame, the depths of social embarrassment, and the ups and downs of love and sex. A rich selection of humorous verse includes caustic gems by Dorothy Parker, the effortless whimsy of Phyllis McGinley, and Ogden Nash's unforgettable slapstick prosody, as well as forays by luminaries who ought to have known better.--From publisher description
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New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Remnick, David
  • Finder, Henry
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  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
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Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker, edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Save my seat
  • How to achieve success as a writer
  • Ruth Suckow
  • The rather difficult case of Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N
  • Leonard Q. Ross
  • The notebooks of James Thurber
  • James Thurber
  • Are we losing the novel race?
  • Michael J. Arlen
  • Roland Magruder, freelance writer
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Mike Nichols
  • Contemporary writers VI: and interview with Grip Sands
  • Philip Hamburger
  • In the dough
  • Roger Angell
  • Selections from the Allen notebooks
  • Woody Allen
  • I cover Carter
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Notes on my conversations
  • Polly Frost
  • Hassidic tales, with a guide to their interpretation by the noted scholar
  • Writing is easy!
  • Drivel
  • Steve Martin
  • Emily Dickinson, jerk of Amherst
  • Andy Borowitz
  • The people who had the house before
  • Robert Benchley
  • The catastrophe
  • William Shawn
  • The secret life of Walter Mitty
  • Woody Allen
  • James Thurber
  • I am not now, nor have I ever been, a matrix of lean meat
  • Eine Kleine Mothmusik
  • Monomania, you and me is quits
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Pnin
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Annoy Kaufman, Inc.
  • George S. Kaufman
  • The last repository
  • The ultimate diary
  • H.F. Ellis
  • Yma dream
  • Thomas Meehan
  • Ainmosni
  • Roger Angell
  • The high ground, or look, Ma, I'm explicating
  • Peter De Vries
  • Apartment 6-A: after the fall
  • Ian Frazier
  • Spill
  • Howard Moss
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Hearing from Wayne
  • Bill Franzen
  • Stunned
  • Jack Handey
  • He didn't go to Canada
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Post-euphoria
  • Veronica Geng
  • Keith Richards' desert-island disks
  • The analytic napkin
  • Noah Baumbach
  • How to become obscene
  • Upton Sinclair
  • Filling that hiatus
  • It's fun to be fooled ... it's more fun to know
  • Why we laugh--or do we?
  • Robert Benchley
  • Insert flap "A" and throw away
  • S.J. Perelman
  • How to eat an ice- cream cone
  • Marshall Brickman
  • L. Rust Hills
  • Teaching poetry writing to singles
  • Veronica Geng
  • Dating your mom
  • A reading list for young writers
  • Ian Frazier
  • How I write my songs
  • Donald Barthelme
  • Save our bus herds!
  • Cathleen Schine
  • Who's who in the cast
  • Three great meals
  • William White
  • Read this first
  • Bruce McCall
  • Take it from me
  • Nancy Franklin
  • Changes in the memory after fifty
  • The hundred greatest books that I've read
  • Steve Martin
  • Reintroducing me to my habitat
  • Marshall Brickman
  • Thank you for stopping
  • Jack Handey
  • Homework: a parent's guide
  • Christopher Buckley
  • What happened to my money?
  • David Owen
  • On taxi drivers
  • Alexander Woollcott
  • Father isn't much help
  • Clarence Day
  • Death in the rumble seat
  • Health department lists restaurant violations
  • The night the ghost got in
  • James Thurber
  • Ring out, wild bells
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • The ballet visits the splendide's magician
  • Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Cloudland revisited: why, doctor, what big green eyes you have!
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Thoughts on radio-televese
  • John Lardner
  • Daniel Menaker
  • The musical husbands
  • Adam Gopnik
  • Listening to Bourbon
  • Louis Menand
  • Look back in hunger
  • Anthony Lane
  • Tennis personalities
  • Martin Amis
  • Car talk
  • John Updike
  • The delts of Venus
  • Critic
  • E.B. White
  • Song to be disregarded
  • To a perfumed lady at the concert
  • Song of the queen bee
  • E.B. White
  • Rhyme of an involuntary violet
  • Fulfilment
  • Bohemia
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Charles McGrath
  • Mother's home again!
  • Don Marquis
  • Melancholy reflections after a lost argument
  • The seven ages of a newspaper subscriber
  • Incident in the afternoon
  • Phyllis McGinley
  • Procrastination is all of the time
  • To my valentine
  • So that's who I remind me of
  • Compliments of a friend
  • Notes from the edge conference
  • The invitation says from five to seven
  • Ogden Nash
  • Theme and variation
  • Peter De Vries
  • People
  • W.H. Auden
  • Six poets in search of a lawyer
  • Donald Hall
  • The naked and the nude
  • Robert Graves
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • 12 o'clock news
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Duet, with muffled brake drums
  • Ocular hypertension
  • John Updike
  • LGA-ORD
  • Ian Frazier
  • Love trouble is my business
  • Veronica Geng
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • In the new Canada, living is a way of life
  • Bruce McCall
  • Corrections
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Stardate 12:00 12:00 12:00
  • Christopher Buckley
  • Glengarry glen plaid
  • Frank Cammuso and Hart Seely
  • Gum
  • Scott Gutterman
  • Dusk in fierce pajamas
  • What we talk about when we talk about doughnuts
  • Michael Gerber and Jonathan Schwarz
  • Teen times
  • Paul Rudnik
  • Press agents I have known
  • Groucho Marx
  • The greatest man in the world
  • James Thurber
  • The interview
  • James Thurber
  • E.B. White
  • Let's hear it for a beautiful guy
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • The king of jazz
  • Donald Barthelme
  • My Mao
  • Our side of the story
  • Veronica Geng
  • Do you know me?
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Gandhi at the bat
  • Across the street and into the grill
  • Chet Williamson
  • Igor Stravinsky: the selected phone calls
  • Ian Frazier
  • We are still married
  • Meeting famous people
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Yo, Poe
  • Frank Gannon
  • My life: a series of privately funded performance-art pieces
  • Susan Orlean
  • E.B. White
  • The A-list E-list
  • David Brooks
  • Mr. Preble gets rid of his wife
  • A couple of hamburgers
  • James Thurber
  • Forever panting
  • Peter De Vries
  • The Kugelmass episode
  • Woody Allen
  • Partners
  • On the sidewalk
  • Veronica Geng
  • My married life: the whole truth thus far
  • Mark Singer
  • Life without Leann
  • Larry Doyle
  • Zeus the Lutheran
  • Garrison Keillor
  • The very comical lament of Pyramus and Thisbe
  • Susan Sontag
  • Off-ramp
  • John Updike
  • Polly Frost
  • Blown away
  • Lisa Walker
  • Here's a really great idea
  • David Owen
  • A short autobiography
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The cliche expert takes the stand
  • The cliche expert tells all
  • Frank Sullivan
Control code
ocm46858226
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 497 pages
Isbn
9780375761270
Lccn
2001031775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)46858226
Label
Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker, edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Save my seat
  • How to achieve success as a writer
  • Ruth Suckow
  • The rather difficult case of Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N
  • Leonard Q. Ross
  • The notebooks of James Thurber
  • James Thurber
  • Are we losing the novel race?
  • Michael J. Arlen
  • Roland Magruder, freelance writer
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Mike Nichols
  • Contemporary writers VI: and interview with Grip Sands
  • Philip Hamburger
  • In the dough
  • Roger Angell
  • Selections from the Allen notebooks
  • Woody Allen
  • I cover Carter
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Notes on my conversations
  • Polly Frost
  • Hassidic tales, with a guide to their interpretation by the noted scholar
  • Writing is easy!
  • Drivel
  • Steve Martin
  • Emily Dickinson, jerk of Amherst
  • Andy Borowitz
  • The people who had the house before
  • Robert Benchley
  • The catastrophe
  • William Shawn
  • The secret life of Walter Mitty
  • Woody Allen
  • James Thurber
  • I am not now, nor have I ever been, a matrix of lean meat
  • Eine Kleine Mothmusik
  • Monomania, you and me is quits
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Pnin
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Annoy Kaufman, Inc.
  • George S. Kaufman
  • The last repository
  • The ultimate diary
  • H.F. Ellis
  • Yma dream
  • Thomas Meehan
  • Ainmosni
  • Roger Angell
  • The high ground, or look, Ma, I'm explicating
  • Peter De Vries
  • Apartment 6-A: after the fall
  • Ian Frazier
  • Spill
  • Howard Moss
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Hearing from Wayne
  • Bill Franzen
  • Stunned
  • Jack Handey
  • He didn't go to Canada
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Post-euphoria
  • Veronica Geng
  • Keith Richards' desert-island disks
  • The analytic napkin
  • Noah Baumbach
  • How to become obscene
  • Upton Sinclair
  • Filling that hiatus
  • It's fun to be fooled ... it's more fun to know
  • Why we laugh--or do we?
  • Robert Benchley
  • Insert flap "A" and throw away
  • S.J. Perelman
  • How to eat an ice- cream cone
  • Marshall Brickman
  • L. Rust Hills
  • Teaching poetry writing to singles
  • Veronica Geng
  • Dating your mom
  • A reading list for young writers
  • Ian Frazier
  • How I write my songs
  • Donald Barthelme
  • Save our bus herds!
  • Cathleen Schine
  • Who's who in the cast
  • Three great meals
  • William White
  • Read this first
  • Bruce McCall
  • Take it from me
  • Nancy Franklin
  • Changes in the memory after fifty
  • The hundred greatest books that I've read
  • Steve Martin
  • Reintroducing me to my habitat
  • Marshall Brickman
  • Thank you for stopping
  • Jack Handey
  • Homework: a parent's guide
  • Christopher Buckley
  • What happened to my money?
  • David Owen
  • On taxi drivers
  • Alexander Woollcott
  • Father isn't much help
  • Clarence Day
  • Death in the rumble seat
  • Health department lists restaurant violations
  • The night the ghost got in
  • James Thurber
  • Ring out, wild bells
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • The ballet visits the splendide's magician
  • Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Cloudland revisited: why, doctor, what big green eyes you have!
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Thoughts on radio-televese
  • John Lardner
  • Daniel Menaker
  • The musical husbands
  • Adam Gopnik
  • Listening to Bourbon
  • Louis Menand
  • Look back in hunger
  • Anthony Lane
  • Tennis personalities
  • Martin Amis
  • Car talk
  • John Updike
  • The delts of Venus
  • Critic
  • E.B. White
  • Song to be disregarded
  • To a perfumed lady at the concert
  • Song of the queen bee
  • E.B. White
  • Rhyme of an involuntary violet
  • Fulfilment
  • Bohemia
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Charles McGrath
  • Mother's home again!
  • Don Marquis
  • Melancholy reflections after a lost argument
  • The seven ages of a newspaper subscriber
  • Incident in the afternoon
  • Phyllis McGinley
  • Procrastination is all of the time
  • To my valentine
  • So that's who I remind me of
  • Compliments of a friend
  • Notes from the edge conference
  • The invitation says from five to seven
  • Ogden Nash
  • Theme and variation
  • Peter De Vries
  • People
  • W.H. Auden
  • Six poets in search of a lawyer
  • Donald Hall
  • The naked and the nude
  • Robert Graves
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • 12 o'clock news
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Duet, with muffled brake drums
  • Ocular hypertension
  • John Updike
  • LGA-ORD
  • Ian Frazier
  • Love trouble is my business
  • Veronica Geng
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • In the new Canada, living is a way of life
  • Bruce McCall
  • Corrections
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Stardate 12:00 12:00 12:00
  • Christopher Buckley
  • Glengarry glen plaid
  • Frank Cammuso and Hart Seely
  • Gum
  • Scott Gutterman
  • Dusk in fierce pajamas
  • What we talk about when we talk about doughnuts
  • Michael Gerber and Jonathan Schwarz
  • Teen times
  • Paul Rudnik
  • Press agents I have known
  • Groucho Marx
  • The greatest man in the world
  • James Thurber
  • The interview
  • James Thurber
  • E.B. White
  • Let's hear it for a beautiful guy
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • The king of jazz
  • Donald Barthelme
  • My Mao
  • Our side of the story
  • Veronica Geng
  • Do you know me?
  • George W.S. Trow
  • Gandhi at the bat
  • Across the street and into the grill
  • Chet Williamson
  • Igor Stravinsky: the selected phone calls
  • Ian Frazier
  • We are still married
  • Meeting famous people
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Yo, Poe
  • Frank Gannon
  • My life: a series of privately funded performance-art pieces
  • Susan Orlean
  • E.B. White
  • The A-list E-list
  • David Brooks
  • Mr. Preble gets rid of his wife
  • A couple of hamburgers
  • James Thurber
  • Forever panting
  • Peter De Vries
  • The Kugelmass episode
  • Woody Allen
  • Partners
  • On the sidewalk
  • Veronica Geng
  • My married life: the whole truth thus far
  • Mark Singer
  • Life without Leann
  • Larry Doyle
  • Zeus the Lutheran
  • Garrison Keillor
  • The very comical lament of Pyramus and Thisbe
  • Susan Sontag
  • Off-ramp
  • John Updike
  • Polly Frost
  • Blown away
  • Lisa Walker
  • Here's a really great idea
  • David Owen
  • A short autobiography
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The cliche expert takes the stand
  • The cliche expert tells all
  • Frank Sullivan
Control code
ocm46858226
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 497 pages
Isbn
9780375761270
Lccn
2001031775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)46858226

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