The Athletic Benchley

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 […]

Humor Titles

Humor Titles

The Athletic Benchley-Paper Cover  Meet the world’s “Master Of Nonsense” as he laughs his way through the 20′s and 30′s in the pages of  The Detroit Athletic Club News magazine.  These pieces became the basis for  Benchley’s books and movies. He won an Academy Award and went on to define comedy for the twentieth Century. […]

Dorothy Parker Holiday Bonus

Dorothy Parker Holiday Bonus

Take Dorothy Parker Home For the Holidays! From now until Dec 23 when you order THE ATHLETIC BENCHLEY you will also recieve two rare and never before anthologized Dorothy Parker pieces from the treasure trove that is The Detroit Athletic Club News.  These pieces were written for the DAC News at the height of Parkers […]

“Wit for the Woebegone…..”

“Wit for the Woebegone…..”

Book Review: The Athletic Benchley: 105 Exercises from the Detroit Athletic Club News Robert C. Benchley, Edited by Thomas J Saunders By GORDON HAUPTFLEISCH, BLOGCRITICS.ORG Updated 01:04 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (Page 1 of 2) “Every boy should have a dog, for a dog teaches a boy three valuable traits: fidelity, perseverance and to turn […]

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