Posts Tagged: Patrick McManus

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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 […]