The Lowbrow Reader Reader

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Writings and drawings from the world-renowned comedy journal.

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  • The Lowbrow Reader Reader


Published in New York since 2001, The Lowbrow Reader is a lushly illustrated comedy journal geared toward those enlightened souls who understand the genius of Joan Rivers and Adam Sandler. The Lowbrow Reader gathers together the best of its writings and drawings along with new material.

  • bizarre up-close encounters and interviews with Muhammad Ali, The White Stripes, Jackie Mason, and Ol' Dirty Bastard
  • poetry by Curb Your Enthusiasm's Shelley Berman
  • Margeaux Rawson's rip-roaring interview with Mo'Nique and the Queens of Comedy
  • cartoons by David Berman
  • Neil Michael Hagerty on Don Knotts, Lou Reed, circus clowns and more
  • fiction by comic novelist and New Yorker veteran John Mathias
  • editor Jay Ruttenberg's definitive account of the Adam Sandler masterpiece Billy Madison
  • Mike Reddy's illustrated guide to America's CEO dilemma, with words from Patton Oswalt, John Waters, George Saunders and Randy Newman
  • Additional Information

    Author Jay Ruttenberg (editor)
    Publisher Drag City
    Page Count 297pp
    Publication Size 7 x 8.5
    Publication Notes softcover, b/w
    Publication Date May 22, 2012
    ISBN 978-1937112042

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