Posts Tagged: Patrick McManus

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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 […]
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My Top Three Reads for 2017
December 17, 2017
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“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”  Mark Twain A good read before bed time is my normal routine.  Here are my three favorite books from 2017.  If you love a good yarn, here you go…  
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‘Tis Always the Season to Read…and Laugh
January 6, 2017
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A lousy marketer I am.  If I was smarter, and I wish I was, I’d have written this post last month as a shameless ploy to sell my book Let Me Tell You a Story.  Oh, I’ll still plug the book [BUY MY BOOK] but let’s be realistic.  Earth is full of funny story tellers […]
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Humor Writers Gift Christmas Smiles
December 18, 2014
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Christmas is a week out and I’m in the same state of mind as I was 365 days ago. Hurried, disheveled and trying to jam fifteen minute errands into eight. We need a mega-blizzard in my fair town to slow things down, or at least slow down everyone else.
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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 […]