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Hardcover Benchley for Benchley Society Members…

If you are a member of the Robert Benchley Society you have seen the Facebook post about the special offer for a hardcover edition of The Athletic Benchley.  With the Society Code you can get this wonderful book, with the original illustrations for 33% less than the $36.95 list price; just $24.75. And if you […]

Benchley Humor Winners and More….

Benchley Humor Winners and More….

Robert Benchley is widely recognized as the Master of Nonsense and with others of the Algonquin Round Table defined humor for the 20th Century.  So much so that to this day his writings are studied by modern TV and Movie writers. The Robert Benchley Society continues this funny tradition with its annual Writing Contest.  In […]

The Decline Of The Book Reviewer…..

The Decline Of The Book Reviewer…..

Posted by Peter Damien January 7, 2014 18 Comments MORE BY THIS AUTHOR Opinion The Decline and Fall of the Book Reviewing Empire submit 21   If anyone ever asked me what parts of the bookish world I’m embarrassed by, they might be surprised by the answer. Am I ashamed of people reading Twilight or […]

Banjos,Boats and Butt Dialing Scores USA Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE BALL FINALIST IN HUMOR USA BOOKNEWS AWARDS 2013 Humor Winner BRAIN: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World by Dermot Davis Expression Unleashed Publishing 978-0984418138 Finalist Banjoes, Boats and Butt Dailing by Mike Ball Glendower Media 978-0-914303-084 Finalist Pee Where You Want: Man’s Best Friend Talks Back! by Karen […]

Benchley’s Rare Original Writings Now As A PFD

Benchley’s Rare Original Writings Now As A PFD

For the first time Robert Benchley’s “The Athletic Benchley” is available as a PDF download.  While the reprint from The Detroit Athletic Club News does not lend itself to a typical ebook, it works wonderfully as a PDF Download.  See the covers in color and see the original presentation of Benchley’s masterpieces that made him […]

The Athletic Benchley

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