The Best Australian Humorous Writing

Andrew O'Keefe, Andrew O'Keefe, Steve Vizard
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Subjects

Humour

Published

1 December 2008

ISBN

9780522859195

Ebook File Size

478KB

Subjects

Humour

Imprint

Melbourne University Press

The Best Australian Humorous Writing

Andrew O'Keefe, Andrew O'Keefe, Steve Vizard
Whimsical, acerbic, energetic, witty, thought-provoking, absurd and downright funny, this diverse selection is not to be missed.
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

Among the contributors:
Phillip Adams * David Astle * Graeme Blundell * The Chaser Kaz Cooke * Ian Cuthbertson * Mark Dapin * Catherine Deveny Frank Devine *Alexander Downer * Dame Edna Everage * Charles Firth Germaine Greer * Gideon Haigh * Marieke Hardy * Wendy Harmer Clive James * Danny Katz * Malcolm Knox * John Lethlean * Mungo MacCallum * Shane Maloney * Shaun Micallef * Paul Mitchell * Les Murray *…
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.

Among the contributors:
Phillip Adams * David Astle * Graeme Blundell * The Chaser Kaz Cooke * Ian Cuthbertson * Mark Dapin * Catherine Deveny Frank Devine *Alexander Downer * Dame Edna Everage * Charles Firth Germaine Greer * Gideon Haigh * Marieke Hardy * Wendy Harmer Clive James * Danny Katz * Malcolm Knox * John Lethlean * Mungo MacCallum * Shane Maloney * Shaun Micallef * Paul Mitchell * Les Murray * Guy Rundle * Roy Slaven * Tony Wilson * Julia Zemiro

About the author

Andrew O'Keefe

Andrew O'Keefe is one of Australia's most recognisable comedic creators and observers. He has written for and performed in theatre, radio and television, and is a regular host of Channel 7's Weekend Sunrise program.

About Andrew O'Keefe

Andrew O'Keefe

Andrew O'Keefe is one of Australia's most recognisable comedic creators and observers. He has written for and performed in theatre, radio and television, and is a regular host of Channel 7's Weekend Sunrise program.

About Andrew O'Keefe

Steve Vizard originated and produced some of Australia's most successful television comedies including Fast Forward, Full Frontal, Jimeon and Big Girls Blouse. Steve co-wrote Graham Kennedy Treasures, an illustrated biography of Graham Kennedy, with Mike McColl Jones.

About Steve Vizard

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