Fierce Pajamas



Fierce Pajamas When Harold Ross Founded The New Yorker In 1925, He Called It A Comic Weekly And Although It Has Become Much Than That, It Has Remained True In Its Irreverent Heart To The Founder S Description, Publishing The Most Illustrious Literary Humorists In The Modern Era Among Them Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, James Thurber, S J Perelman, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, Calvin Trillin, Garrison Keillor, Ian Frazier, Roy Blount, Jr., Steve Martin, And Christopher Buckley Fierce Pajamas Is A Treasury Of Laughter From The Magazine W H Auden Called The Best Comic Magazine In Existence.

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[Reading] ➿ Fierce Pajamas  By David Remnick – Millionapartments.us
  • Paperback
  • 528 pages
  • Fierce Pajamas
  • David Remnick
  • English
  • 18 February 2017
  • 0375761276

10 thoughts on “Fierce Pajamas

  1. Jason Koivu says:

    The sort of stuff that would give Oscar Wilde an erection, Fierce Pajamas An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New York collects some of the best short pieces published in this much revered publication through out its long life There are short stories, editorials and satire from E.B White, Woody Allen, Mike Nichols, Groucho Marx, Ogden Nash, James Thurber, Steve Martin, Garrison Keillor, Dorothy Parker, John Lardner, Phyllis McGinley, Jack Handy, and manyFilled mostly with clever obs ...

  2. John Behle says:

    Humor writing is a tough market Funny means very different things to each one of us So, a good way of doing a humor book is like this build a reader remember learning from well worn readers in grade school of many varied styles and topics.This collection is wide ranging, going back to Dorthy Parker articles from the 1920 s to Steve Martin from a few years ago The array of writers gives it a cocktail party feel breezing from one wry smile to another winking eye.To be sure, this is...

  3. Ana Rînceanu says:

    good selection

  4. Brenna says:

    Fierce pajamas, according to E B White, refers to those garments worn to bed in this illness ridden plagued world, a world wholly unlike the vivacious livelihoods within the pages of a 1930s issue of Harper s Bazaar It is a lifestyle unattainable, writes White, without vast quantities of quinine on top of delirium Vogue is the good life, to make no mention of those portrayed within The New Yorker.What was considered early in its life as the quintessential American humour magazine, The New Yo Fierce pajamas, according to E B White, refers to those garments worn to bed in this illness ridden plagued ...

  5. John Wiswell says:

    Talk about a mixed bag Any collection of humor is going to be received differently, but a collection of humor from across decades, some by professional writers, some by actors and some by outright nutjobs is going to have its pieces of genius and its utter flops Because this is an anthology of humor, the subject matter is all over the place Communication with the dead, miscommunication in the household, a real life affair with a literary character, an interview with a man wh...

  6. Cody says:

    This is a good sample of many great humorists, some of whom did their best work in the New Yorker It runs the gamut from classics like E.B White, James Thurber, Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and S.J Perelman to recent works from Jack Handey yes, he is a real person , Garrison Keillor, Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and even Noah Baumbach who has had a phantom career writing humor for the Shouts and Murmurs column in the New Yorker.In Fierce Pajamas I have also discovered the key to reading This is a good sample of many great humorists, some of whom did their best work in the New Yorker It runs the gamut from classics like E.B White, James Thurber, Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and S.J Perelman to recent works from Jack Handey yes, he...

  7. Vishnu says:

    Such a delight, such a fiercely enjoyable delight I suggest that everyone have at least one copy of this at their homes, for laughter and mirth is always in short supply in our moribund lives these days and this volume does one of the best jobs a book has done to liven your mood There are some outright classics, some you ve read elsewhere, some you ve seen adapted as a film and other such gems herein Go on, help yourself to generous dollops of wit and humour collected from the myriad editions Such a delight, such a fiercely enjoyable del...

  8. Rosa says:

    Most of the pieces are pretty good Jack Handy has an especially Handy licious one A few are too dull to finish.Don t try to read this book cover to cover, unless you really, really like New Yorker humor...

  9. Billy says:

    This was a wedding present to me from C, and I read it throughout our honeymoon I felt like a person of timeless, wood barreled taste and class, going back and reading pieces by James Thurber and E.B White Good stuff from the magazine sliterary days is it me, or are 77% of their art...

  10. Joyce says:

    Contains very funny pieces by Steve Martin, James Thurber and Groucho Marx unfortunately, it also has some dated stuff and I was unable to relate Worth checking out of the ilbrary, which is where I stumbled upon it.

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