Posts Tagged: american satire

The Humor Project
Political Comic, Will Durst, Returns to Chico
July 29, 2017
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We stay in touch because we want to. A few years ago I interviewed Will Durst, an award winning funny guy, as part of my Humor Project (see “Baby Boomer Will Durst is a Comedy Innovator”).  The dude cracked me up for over an hour.  I could barely gulp my coffee.  A performer, political comic […]
The Humor Project
Humorist P.J. O’Rourke Pokes at Politicos
February 17, 2016
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“The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it.” (P.J. O’Rourke, American satirist)   I loathe politics but couldn’t ignore that quote […]
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.  […]
Quotes From Famous People
Words of Wisdom – Mort Sahl
January 2, 2014
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“My life needs editing.”  Mort Sahl, Canadian-American satirist (b.1927)