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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 DRU

Summary: Features fresh doses of the comedian's groundbreaking and controversial brand of humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KOCH Vision 2005

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS ASS

Summary: Nonstop laughs are in the house with season four of In living color on DVD! No celebrity was too sacred and no current event was too controversial for this Emmy-winning hit show that pushed the boundaries of sketch comedy with hilarious results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Groening, Matt.

Summary: Bart Simpson shares his advice on how to handle every aspect of one's life, including school, parents, religion, manners, sibling rivalry, romance, pets, and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1993

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Summary: A follow-up to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Laughter Is the Best Medicine. Chicken Soup for the Soul shares the funniest stories from its library of more than 250 books, all gathered in this new collection of 101 humorous tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.6 Newmark 2021

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 JIM

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS JIM

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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2 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS JEF

Martin, Steve

Summary: "I've always looked upon cartooning as comedy's last frontier. I have done stand-up, sketches, movies, monologues, awards show introductions, sound bites, blurbs, talk show appearances, and tweets, but the idea of a one-panel image with or without a caption mystified me. I felt like, yeah, sometimes I'm funny, but there are these other weird freaks who are actually funny. You can understand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MAR

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MAR

Barry, Dave.

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 BAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAR

Summary: Eddie Murphy entertains with celebrity impersonations and his observations on '80s love, sex, marriage, his remembrance of Mom's hamburgers, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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Lithgow, John

Summary: "While the Trump Era was rife with corruption and abuse of power, it was nothing new. Through Lithgow's cutting humor, you will read about a rogues' gallery of villains that came before Donald J. Trump, powerful men and women who were corrupt, venal, criminal, adulterous, racist, or just plain disgusting. With dark and lyrical stories from across American history, you will learn about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Prism 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 LIT

Streeter, Leslie Gray

Summary: "Leslie Gray Streeter is not cut out for widowhood. She's not ready for hushed rooms and pitying looks. She is not ready to stand graveside, dabbing her eyes in a classy black hat. If she had her way she'd wear her favorite curve-hugging leopard print dress to Scott's funeral; he loved her in that dress! But, here she is, having lost her soulmate to a sudden heart attack, totally unsure of how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STREETER, LESLIE GRAY STR

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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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Davis, Jim

Summary: A collection of cartoon strips previously published in the books titled Garfield weighs in, Garfield takes the cake, Garfield eats his heart out, and Garfield sits around the house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1983

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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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 817 LAN

Bernstein, Paula

Summary: "An unparalleled American icon, Betty White started show business in 1939 in radio and was a pioneer in the early days of TV. Over eight decades, she's appeared on countless sitcoms, game shows, and talk shows, including the iconic comedy hits The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls. Her accolades over the years include two Emmy nominations, a Grammy, and induction into the Television...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 BER

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

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

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

Summary: Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy bring their distinctive brand of humor to a packed crowd in Minneapolis for a special. Jeff Foxworthy is one of the world's most respected comedians. he's the largest-selling comedy recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award nominee, and best-selling author of more than twenty-six books. Larry The Cable Guy, a multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Bamford, Maria

Contents: CD. Right and wrong -- Paula Deen's suicide note -- Easy cooking -- Gas station recipes -- Healthy substitutions -- Vegetarian Oscar Schindler -- Sister life coach -- What belief in God feels like -- What I worship -- New building -- My mom, my sister and my beliefs -- Neighborhood mentor -- Neighborhood council -- Hogbook -- Pretend languages -- English phrases -- Romantic expectations of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Central Records 2013

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

Black, Michael Ian.

Contents: Yay! -- Satanic messages -- Terrorists -- New Orleans -- Billboards and bumper stickers -- College -- Sex -- Gay? -- Married with children -- Walk it off -- Captain's blog.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Central Records 2007

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

Breathed, Berke

Summary: In July of 2015, Breathed reintroduced the world to his brand new Bloom County comic strips, ending a self-imposed exile of more than 25 years. Discover the new adventures of Opus, Bill the Cat, Steve Dallas, Milo Bloom, and the rest of your favorite characters. Includes a commentary throughout by a selection of his Facebook fans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW 2016

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Carlin, George.

Contents: Abortion -- Sanctity of life -- Capital punishment -- State prison farms -- Farting in public -- Familiar expressions -- Free floating hostility: Quote marks in the air ; Badda-boom, badda-bing ; Bad hair day ; I heard that ; My needs aren't being met ; Mickey Mouse's birthday ; The two pandas in the zoo ; Sperm/egg-donors, etc. ; Innocent victims ; Personal bottles of water ; Women with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 1996

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

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