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Summary: A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010. The influence the magazine has had on our culture through turbulent times, morphing into Second City, Saturday Night Live, and the movies, and the stars and sorrows it has produced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NAT

Summary: The unhippest guy in the room is going to crack you up. Jim Gaffigan is the nice guy next door- with more than a hint of the devil in him. A regular of The Ellen Show and That '70s Show, the versatile actor shows his unique style of humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JIM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Comedy Ga

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GAF NOT RATED

Gownley, Jimmy.

Summary: Amelia McBride attends a dance with a boy, learns that her father is being deployed to a dangerous area with the military for a year, and sorts out life's lessons with her friends and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GOW

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Gownley 2010

Summary: Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham returns with Peanut, Walter and José Jalapeño ... on a STEEK!, and introduces Achmed the Dead Terrorist and Melvin the Superhero, in this comedy special.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JEF

Gaffigan, Jim.

Contents: Can't stop eating -- Fruits & vegetables -- Donuts -- Southern food -- Fried bread -- Weddings -- Live longer -- Don't want to smell -- Victoria's secret -- Seafood -- Chinese desserts -- Kobe beef -- Hot dogs & buffalo wings -- Bars -- Public restrooms -- 5 kids -- Cancer -- Babies are magic -- Mt. Rushmore.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Central Records 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN GAF

Kraft, Jim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 817.54 DAV

Trudeau, G. B.

Summary: This Doonesbury collection about Donald Trump offers strips from the 1980s to 2016.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel Universal 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TRU

Barry, Dave

Summary: Sure, there was the 2000 election and flying insects the size of LeBron James. But Barry is going to show you why Florida is a great state. And whatever else you think about Florida-- you can never say it's boring.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818 BAR

Notaro, Tig.

Contents: disc 1. Tig Notaro live -- disc 2. Tig Notaro live at the Moth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Secretly Canadian 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN NOT

Summary: The third season of the popular sketch comedy show that first introduced the Wayans family and Jim Carrey to the masses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ivory Productions 2005

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Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Summary: Gilbert Gottfried rose to fame in the 1980s thanks to his brash stand-up act and personality. Now, after decades of flying solo in both his work and in his personal life, Gilbert has shockingly reinvented himself as a family man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GIL

Summary: The "Pretty Good Joke Book" includes all of the jokes from the first nine Prairie Home Companion Joke Shows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 PRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 PHC

Summary: Celebrity guests are put on the spot in the "Not My Job" segment of the NPR/Chicago Public Radio show Wait, wait-- don't tell me!, a news quiz show in which guests answer questions on a topic totally outside their area of expertise.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA WAI

Black, Lewis

Contents: Disc 1. It's just not right (3:20) -- Mom and Pop (1:25) -- Dr. F**k Phil (or How do you top this) (2:01) -- Getting old sucks (1:02) -- Yom Kippur (5:10) -- Candy corn ; We don't know what we are doing anymore (6:24) -- Air traffic control (9:30) -- New Orleans (5:28) -- Information (4:45) -- disc 2. Headlines are punchlines and crazy is crazy (4:45) -- That's f**ked up (2:01) -- The real...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Central Records 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN BLA

Cheech & Chong

Contents: Sister Mary Elephant (3:36) -- Ralph and Herbie (3:23) -- Streets of New York or Los Angeles or San Francisco or-- (2:30) -- Rebuttal: Speaker Ashley Roachclip (1:53) -- The continuing adventures of Pedro de Pacas and man (6:33) -- The bust (2:00) -- Television medley: Tortured old man (3:00) ; Empire Hancock (1:08) ; Let's make a dope deal (3:53) ; Unamerican bandstand (6:05).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CHE

Cheech & Chong

Contents: Sargent Stadanko (6:31) -- Peter Rooter (:20) -- Up his nose (3:25) -- Pedro and man at the drive-inn (12:44) -- The strawberry revival festival (3:24) -- Don't bug me (1:27) -- Evelyn Woodhead speed reading course (:36) -- Les morpions (5:55) -- Cheborneck (1:12) -- White world of sports (3:02) -- Basketball Jones featuring Tyrone Shoelaces (4:04).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CHE

Larson, Gary.

Summary: A collection of cartoons from the Far Side featuring a variety of animals and people in comic situations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews, McMeel & Parker 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Summary: For the past year, a group of high school students met at a publishing house in San Francisco every Monday night to read literary magazines, chapbooks, graphic novels, and countless articles. This committee was assisted by a group of students that met in the basement of a robot shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Together, and under the guidance of guest editor Adam Johnson, these high schoolers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Gaffigan, Jim

Summary: In his all new stand up special album, Jim Gaffigan gets personal as he discusses the medical crisis that befell his wife and family this year, which almost led to his retirement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Dynamics 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Tunes, Call number: HOT TUNE

Keillor, Garrison.

Summary: Storyteller Garrison Keillor relates humorous anecdotes appropriate to summer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 1997

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD KEI

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA KEI

Summary: "Table Talk is a portable dinner party and a book to read alone while laughing out loud. Table Talk is a salon attended by your smartest friends and by all of the wittiest people they know. Table Talk is a collection of brief but critically acclaimed, half serious/half tongue-in-cheek pieces that borrow the format of The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" column. Selected from several decades...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 TAB

Lander, Christian.

Summary: From the Publisher: They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe they're unique, yet somehow they're all exactly the same, talking about how they "get" Sarah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 817 LAN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 817.54 BES