Entertainment & Celebrities

Kathy Thorson Gruhn – Drug Tested for Being Happy: True Stories to Make You Laugh

Kathy Thorson Gruhn grew up in the small town of Blooming Prairie in southern Minnesota. She moved to the South with her husband in the late ’70s and currently lives on a horse farm in Tryon, North Carolina. She has two grown daughters and two grandchildren. Before becoming a writer, she was a speech pathologist …

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Craig Savoye – Cowboys, Ranchers, and Assorted Characters

A number of years ago, I heard some stories about ranch and Western life I thought were among the funniest anecdotes I had ever heard. It started a quest. Over a 10-year span, I interviewed 150 cowboys, ranchers, and others, mostly in Texas and Nebraska. The result is Cowboys, Ranchers, and Assorted Characters: True Tales …

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Reader’s Digest – Readers Digest’s Humor in Uniform

From basic training to World War II to the Gulf War, America’s veterans share their funniest stories in this collection of Reader’s Digest’s popular “Humor in Uniform” column. Beneath the horror of war lies a rich tradition of comedy and satire, and these anecdotes have entertained readers for decades. Stars of the TV and movie …

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Summary Station – Summary and Analysis of Judd Apatow’s ‘Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy’

Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love …

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