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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Martin, Steve

2 holds on 1 copy

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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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 BAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Kraft, Jim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1994

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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: 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: 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

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

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 Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN KEI

Watterson, Bill.

1 hold on 9 copies

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J Graphic Wat

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A digest collection of "Archie" comics, following the adventures of Archie Andrews and his friends in Riverdale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. 2013

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 PHC

Summary: One of the sharpest, funniest, and most underrated shows of the '90s. A comedic gem that rocked Generation X with slapstick, smarts, and witty sarcasm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MTV Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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