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

Label
Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker
Title
Fierce pajamas
Title remainder
an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
817/.508
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6165
LC item number
.F54 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker, edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Death in the rumble seat / Wolcott Gibbs -- Dusk in fierce pajamas / E.B. White -- Across the street and into the grill / E.B. White -- On the sidewalk / John Updike -- Save my seat / Mike Nichols -- Hassidic tales, with a guide to their interpretation by the noted scholar / Woody Allen -- The ultimate diary / Howard Moss -- The analytic napkin / Marshall Brickman -- Who's who in the cast / Marshall Brickman -- Health department lists restaurant violations / Daniel Menaker -- The delts of Venus / Charles McGrath -- Notes from the edge conference / Roy Blount, Jr. -- LGA-ORD / Ian Frazier -- Love trouble is my business / Veronica Geng -- 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 -- 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 -- Let's hear it for a beautiful guy / Bruce Jay Friedman -- The king of jazz / Donald Barthelme -- My Mao / Veronica Geng -- Our side of the story / Veronica Geng -- Do you know me? / George W.S. Trow -- Gandhi at the bat / Chet Williamson -- Igor Stravinsky: the selected phone calls / Ian Frazier -- We are still married / Garrison Keillor -- Meeting famous people / Garrison Keillor -- Yo, Poe / Frank Gannon -- My life: a series of privately funded performance-art pieces / Susan Orlean -- The A-list E-list / David Brooks -- Mr. Preble gets rid of his wife / James Thurber -- A couple of hamburgers / James Thurber -- Forever panting / Peter De Vries -- The Kugelmass episode / Woody Allen -- Partners / 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 / 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 / Frank Sullivan -- The cliche expert tells all / Frank Sullivan -- 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 -- Contemporary writers VI: and inteview 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 -- Writing is easy! / Steve Martin -- 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 / James Thurber -- I am not now, nor have I ever been, a matrix of lean meat / S. J. Perelman -- Eine Kleine Mothmusik / S. J. Perlman -- Monomania, you and me is quits / S.J. Perelman -- Pnin / Vladimir Nabokov -- Annoy Kaufman, Inc. / George S. Kaufman -- The last repository / 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 / 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 / Noah Baumbach -- How to become obscene / Upton Sinclair -- Filling that hiatus / Robert Benchley -- It's fun to be fooled...it's more fun to know / Robert Benchley -- Why we laugh--or do we? / Robert Benchley -- Insert flap "A" and throw away / S.J. Perelman -- How to eat an ice-cream cone / L. Rust Hills -- Teaching poetry writing to singles / Veronica Geng -- Dating your mom / Ian Frazier -- A reading list for young writers / Ian Frazier -- How I write my songs / Donald Barthelme -- Save our bus herds! / Cathleen Schine -- Three great meals / William White -- Read this first / Bruce McCall -- Take it from me / Nancy Franklin -- Changes in the memory after fifty / Steve Martin -- The hundred greatest books that I've read / Steve Martin -- Reintroducing me to my habitat / Jack Handey -- 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 -- 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 -- The musical husbands / Adam Gopnik -- Listening to Bourbon / Louis Menand -- Look back in hunger / Anthony Lane -- Tennis personalities / Martin Amis -- Car talk / John Updike -- Critic / E.B. White -- Song to be disregarded / E. B. White -- To a perfumed lady at the concert E. B. White -- Song of the queen bee / E.B. White -- Rhyme of an involuntary violet Dorothy Parker -- Fulfilment / Dorothy Parker -- Bohemia / Dorothy Parker -- Mother's home again! / Don Marquis -- Melancholy reflections after a lost argument / Phyllis McGinley -- The seven ages of a newspaper subscriber / Phyllis McGinley -- Incident in the afternoon / Phyllis McGinley -- Procrastination is all of the time / Ogden Nash -- To my valentine / Ogden Nash -- So that's who I remind me of / Ogden Nash -- Compliments of a friend / Ogden Nash -- 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 -- 12 o'clock news / Elizabeth Bishop -- Christmas in Qatar / Calvin Trillin -- Duet, with muffled brake drums / John Updike -- Ocular hypertension / John Updike
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 497 p.
Isbn
9780375504754
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001031775
System control number
ocm46858226
Label
Fierce pajamas : an anthology of humor writing from the New Yorker, edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder
Publication
Contents
Death in the rumble seat / Wolcott Gibbs -- Dusk in fierce pajamas / E.B. White -- Across the street and into the grill / E.B. White -- On the sidewalk / John Updike -- Save my seat / Mike Nichols -- Hassidic tales, with a guide to their interpretation by the noted scholar / Woody Allen -- The ultimate diary / Howard Moss -- The analytic napkin / Marshall Brickman -- Who's who in the cast / Marshall Brickman -- Health department lists restaurant violations / Daniel Menaker -- The delts of Venus / Charles McGrath -- Notes from the edge conference / Roy Blount, Jr. -- LGA-ORD / Ian Frazier -- Love trouble is my business / Veronica Geng -- 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 -- 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 -- Let's hear it for a beautiful guy / Bruce Jay Friedman -- The king of jazz / Donald Barthelme -- My Mao / Veronica Geng -- Our side of the story / Veronica Geng -- Do you know me? / George W.S. Trow -- Gandhi at the bat / Chet Williamson -- Igor Stravinsky: the selected phone calls / Ian Frazier -- We are still married / Garrison Keillor -- Meeting famous people / Garrison Keillor -- Yo, Poe / Frank Gannon -- My life: a series of privately funded performance-art pieces / Susan Orlean -- The A-list E-list / David Brooks -- Mr. Preble gets rid of his wife / James Thurber -- A couple of hamburgers / James Thurber -- Forever panting / Peter De Vries -- The Kugelmass episode / Woody Allen -- Partners / 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 / 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 / Frank Sullivan -- The cliche expert tells all / Frank Sullivan -- 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 -- Contemporary writers VI: and inteview 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 -- Writing is easy! / Steve Martin -- 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 / James Thurber -- I am not now, nor have I ever been, a matrix of lean meat / S. J. Perelman -- Eine Kleine Mothmusik / S. J. Perlman -- Monomania, you and me is quits / S.J. Perelman -- Pnin / Vladimir Nabokov -- Annoy Kaufman, Inc. / George S. Kaufman -- The last repository / 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 / 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 / Noah Baumbach -- How to become obscene / Upton Sinclair -- Filling that hiatus / Robert Benchley -- It's fun to be fooled...it's more fun to know / Robert Benchley -- Why we laugh--or do we? / Robert Benchley -- Insert flap "A" and throw away / S.J. Perelman -- How to eat an ice-cream cone / L. Rust Hills -- Teaching poetry writing to singles / Veronica Geng -- Dating your mom / Ian Frazier -- A reading list for young writers / Ian Frazier -- How I write my songs / Donald Barthelme -- Save our bus herds! / Cathleen Schine -- Three great meals / William White -- Read this first / Bruce McCall -- Take it from me / Nancy Franklin -- Changes in the memory after fifty / Steve Martin -- The hundred greatest books that I've read / Steve Martin -- Reintroducing me to my habitat / Jack Handey -- 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 -- 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 -- The musical husbands / Adam Gopnik -- Listening to Bourbon / Louis Menand -- Look back in hunger / Anthony Lane -- Tennis personalities / Martin Amis -- Car talk / John Updike -- Critic / E.B. White -- Song to be disregarded / E. B. White -- To a perfumed lady at the concert E. B. White -- Song of the queen bee / E.B. White -- Rhyme of an involuntary violet Dorothy Parker -- Fulfilment / Dorothy Parker -- Bohemia / Dorothy Parker -- Mother's home again! / Don Marquis -- Melancholy reflections after a lost argument / Phyllis McGinley -- The seven ages of a newspaper subscriber / Phyllis McGinley -- Incident in the afternoon / Phyllis McGinley -- Procrastination is all of the time / Ogden Nash -- To my valentine / Ogden Nash -- So that's who I remind me of / Ogden Nash -- Compliments of a friend / Ogden Nash -- 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 -- 12 o'clock news / Elizabeth Bishop -- Christmas in Qatar / Calvin Trillin -- Duet, with muffled brake drums / John Updike -- Ocular hypertension / John Updike
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 497 p.
Isbn
9780375504754
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001031775
System control number
ocm46858226

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