The Best Australian Humorous Writing

The Best Australian Humorous Writing

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In The Best Australian Humorous Writing, Andrew O'Keefe and Steve Vizard corral our funniest minds and canniest observers into one entertaining anthology. The writers bring a unique antipodean mirth to everything that has touched our lives in recent times-from Sir Ian McKellen disrobing on stage to busting up the Logies, from the privatisation of Telstra to the curves of Nigella Lawson, from the perils of entertaining children to the perennial outrage that modern telecommunications offers. Whimsical, acerbic, energetic, witty, thought-provoking, absurd and downright funny, this diverse selection is not to be missed. Contributors include Phillip Adams * David Astle * Graeme Blundell * The Chaser * Barry Cohen * Ian Cuthbertson * Mark Dapin * Catherine Deveny * Frank Devine * Alexander Downer * Larissa Dubecki * Suzanne Edgar * Dame Edna Everage * Charles Firth * Germaine Greer * Gideon Haigh * Marieke Hardy * Matthew Hardy * Wendy Harmer * Clive James * Danny Katz * Malcolm Knox * Peter Lalor * John Lethlean * Mungo MacCallum * Shane Maloney * Shaun Micallef * Paul Mitchell * Les Murray * Olga Pavlinova Olenich * Guy Rundle * Roy Slaven * Steve Vizard * Garry Williams * Tony Wilson * Julia ZemiroDuring the week to come, we will interview Hef and many other stars of E!a#39;s highest- rating reality shows and ask them what can be done about Britney. I have a luxurious a€œsmart rooma€ at La#39;Ermitage and, predictably, it is much smarter than I am. ... It turns out they star in the E! show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and they are LA fashion-industry identities of indeterminate ethnicity and perplexinganbsp;...

Title:The Best Australian Humorous Writing
Author:O'Keefe, Andrew, Andrew O'Keefe, Steve Vizard
Publisher:Melbourne Univ. Publishing - 2008-12-01


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