Humor

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 […]

Laugh For The Holidays……

Laugh For The Holidays……

Humor is the one great gift that you can give to everyone and it keeps giving without eroding through out the year.   Mike Ball’s Award Winning “What I’ve Learned So Far”  series of columns are available in book form now. Robert Benchley is regarded as “The Master Of Nonsense” and is the basis for […]

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 […]

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