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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: 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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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 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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 BAR

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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

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

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

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

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STREETER, LESLIE GRAY STR

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 SA KEI

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

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2002

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

Summary: A treasury of hilarity from one of America’s favorite radio shows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2003

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

Andersen, Sarah (Sarah C.)

Summary: Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous Sarah's Scribbles comics are perfect for those of us who boast bookstore-ready bodies and Netflix-ready hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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

Black, Lewis

Contents: Superbowl redux -- MTV -- Halftime '04 -- What sex ... are they? -- Gay marriage -- Justin and Janet -- America loses its mind -- Nipple clamps -- One nation under God -- Michael Jackson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Ronald Reagan -- Voting (a flashback) -- Iraq, an idiots delight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Central Records 2005

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

Breathed, Berke

Summary: Berkeley Breathed's Bloom County is back, with all-new, never before printed comic strips featuring everyone's favorite penguin and the rest of the quirky and endearing denizens of the magical land called Bloom County. This second volume from the strip's 2015 relaunch follows just a year after Bloom County Episode XI- A New Hope , but, boy, have things changed. Seems like we need Opus, Bill,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 BRE

Fey, Tina

Summary: From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 792.7 FEY

Hicks, Bill

Summary: One Night Stand: Bill Hicks is a comedian with a message. In his own words, he offers 'a message that is not heard very often ... but it's the truth'. Raw and outspoken, Hicks tells us alcohol and cigarettes are more harmful than marijuana. He also offers his view on the devil on records played backwards, kids who commit suicide after hearing Judas Priest material and he explains what causes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rykodisc, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Larson, Gary

Summary: Collection of the syndicated cartoon panel "The Far Side."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 1987

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.5 Larson 1987

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