The Resource The best of the Harvard Lampoon : 140 years of American humor, The Harvard Lampoon

The best of the Harvard Lampoon : 140 years of American humor, The Harvard Lampoon

Label
The best of the Harvard Lampoon : 140 years of American humor
Title
The best of the Harvard Lampoon : 140 years of American humor
Statement of responsibility
The Harvard Lampoon
Title variation
Harvard Lampoon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of the best of The Harvard Lampoon --the spawning ground for Hollywood's elite comedy writers and New Yorker humorists--revealing the hidden gems from their 140-year history. Since its inception in 1876, The Harvard Lampoon has become a farm system for Hollywood's best and most revered comedy writers. Lampoon alumni can be found behind the scenes of sitcoms and late-night shows, including Saturday Night Live , The Simpsons , The Office , 30 Rock , The Mindy Project , and many others. The Best of the Harvard Lampoon is the first anthology of The Lampoon 's extensive archives, featuring luminaries who have gone on to shape the comedy and literary landscape along with some of the best cartoons, illustrations, and satirical advertisements from over the years. Contributors include B.J. Novak, Henry Beard, Andy Borowitz, George Plimpton, Conan O'Brien, John Updike, Patricia Marx, and many others, with an introduction by New York Times bestselling author Simon Rich
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
818/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The best of the Harvard Lampoon : 140 years of American humor, The Harvard Lampoon
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • WEST
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • breakfast food boy by D.H. Mitchell
  • The
  • sport graceful by Gluyas Williams
  • Aeroplane comix by Gluyas Williams
  • Debutante comix by Gluyas Williams
  • The
  • yearning point by Frederick L. Allen
  • Kite comix by Samuel Otis
  • A
  • cover from 1915
  • A
  • A
  • call for subscribers in the form of an announcement, 1917
  • A
  • cover from 1922: world problems number
  • The
  • diary of an amoeba by Eugene Reynal
  • A
  • call for subscribers, 1924
  • The
  • arms conference : a fable by Eugene Reynal
  • plea for subscribers, 1886
  • A
  • call for subscribers, 1924
  • A
  • call for subscribers in the form of a contest, 1924
  • A
  • call for subscribers in the form of testimonials, 1924
  • A
  • call for subscribers: Lampy's puzzle for Kurious Kiddies, 1924
  • A
  • Lament by William W. Scott
  • A
  • A
  • cover from 1934: Winter sports number
  • 12,000 B.C. : the first practical joker by Sidney Carroll
  • A
  • call for subscribers, 1938
  • How I was taken at the cleaners by Walter R. Bowie, Jr.
  • Buoy room by Arthur W. Viner
  • A
  • call for subscribers, 1944
  • The
  • cover from 1899
  • terrible tuba by George A. Plimpton
  • The
  • saxophone player by George A. Plimpton
  • A
  • cover from 1949
  • La
  • Mouche by Fred H. Gwynne
  • A
  • call for subscibers, 1950
  • De la comtesse by Fred H. Gwynne
  • Worst aid to the injured by Hartwell Bishop and W. Tuckerman
  • Moon comix by Fred H. Gwynne
  • Hold up by John H. Updike
  • The
  • different one by John H. Updike
  • Fish comix by James D. Stanley
  • A
  • cover from 1958: movie worsts issue
  • Frozen gold by Shirley Burden
  • Igor Cassini's Christmas by George W. S. Trow, Jr.
  • The
  • A
  • transcript strike by Henry N. Beard
  • cover from 1904
  • The
Control code
ocn944380443
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 254 pages
Isbn
9781501109850
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u547028
System control number
(OCoLC)944380443

Library Locations

    • Westlake Porter Public Library Borrow it
      27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH, 44145, US
      41.447741 -81.924363
Processing Feedback ...