Humor Writer Interviews

Humor Writer Interviews The Humor Project
Leigh Anne Jasheway Accidently Keeps Them Laughing
March 10, 2019
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“We either laugh or we lie face down in the carpet weeping.”  Leigh Anne Jasheway I first reached out to her after Labor Day.  My in-box chimed when I received her message, Leigh Anne Jasheway was game to be interviewed as part of my Humor Project.    “It’s almost Thanksgiving,” she wrote, “You’re already behind…. in something.” […]
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Paying Homage to a Great One: Humor Writer Patrick McManus
July 22, 2018
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“You’ll never meet him,” a know-it-all consultant told me.  “Patrick McManus is big time.  He’s hard to reach.  He won’t have time for you.” It pays to ignore naysayers especially when one is young, dumb, ambitious, and on a mission.  In this case I was on a mission to interview Patrick McManus, a New York […]
Humor Writer Interviews Quotes From Famous People
Words of Wisdom – Will Durst
February 19, 2014
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“My wife and I are trying to live within our means.  We went from a $700,000 house to a $350,000 house, and didn’t even have to move.” Will Durst, American political satirist, b 1952 ###PS Readers: I recently interviewed Durst as part of my Humor Project.  The article is in development….standby for something really cool.  […]
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Humor Writer Biff America Keeps Skiers Laughing
September 9, 2013
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“My parents practiced the rhythm method but I still can’t dance.”  – Biff America in ‘Steep, Deep and Dyslexic’- His face and hands were tanned and weathered.  Both were symptoms of someone who spends more time outside than in an office.  He wore a wool flannel shirt, a woolen cap, and well-worn jeans.  He opened […]
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Eighty-year old Patrick McManus Still Hunts for Laughs
September 9, 2013
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“My career doesn’t seem to be that it was one.  But it’s been fun.”  Patrick McManus, Outdoor writer, columnist and New York Times best-selling author We met at a Spokane restaurant two weeks before his 80th birthday.  I arrived the night before, after a 15-hour, 800-mile drive.  I imagined meeting a burly man with bowling pin size forearms, […]
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The Humor Project – Etc. Guy Searches for Humor Writers
August 30, 2013
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Where have all the humor writers gone? This question, posted on Patrick McManus’ website, racks my brain.  McManus is a former columnist for Field and Stream Magazine and a New York Times bestselling author.  He spins tales about fishing, hunting and camping.  I camp but am a terrible angler and only eat wild game that […]
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Test post
August 23, 2013
8/23/13.  Test post for The Humor Project where I’ll present interviews with popular US humor writers. This site is in development, stay tuned.