skip to content
Man bites town Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Man bites town

Author: Harry Shearer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Shearer
ISBN: 0312088426 9780312088422
OCLC Number: 27267235
Notes: "A Thomas Dunne book."
"These essays originally appeared in the Los Angeles times magazine, with the exception of 'Chief Gate's final speech' ... which originally appeared in the Los Angeles reader"--T.p. verso.
Description: xiii, 236 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Truth in Airporting --
2. I Live, Therefore I Drive --
3. We Are Not a Crook --
4. This Column Kills Fascists --
5. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Poppies --
6. The Age of Minimallism --
7. Buy Me a River --
8. Gilding the Throne --
9. If You Lived Here, You'd Be Homeless Now --
10. The Inevitable Column about the Writer's Favorite Sport --
11. The Limits of No Limits (Do the Funky Plotkin) --
12. They Shall Beat Their Swords into Live-action Stunt Shows --
13. Watch 'Til It Hurts --
14. See You at the Phi Delt Reunion --
15. A Pinch of Hustle, Easy on the Bustle --
16. Restaurants, from Rest to Rant --
17. Who's Afraid of 525 Lines? --
18. Race: A Class Act --
19. Is Everybody Here on a Mission from God? --
20. Bright Ideas #1: Keep It Moving --
21. "Would I Have to Be Animated?" --
22. Let's Watch a War --
23. Chief Gates's Final Speech: The First Draft --
24. Don't Trust Anyone in the Spit Puppies --
25. Yeah, I'm an American, Buddy. Wanna Fight? --
26. Caught in the Malestrom --
27. Seven-eighths Actual Size --
28. What's That Smell? --
29. I Hereby Declare Your Home Blighted --
30. East Meets South --
31. Talkin' Trash --
32. The Immaterial Girl --
33. The Trouble with June --
34. It's All in the Head --
35. Let's All Talk Nice --
36. Are Our Bananas Too Ripe? --
37. Making the World Safe for Rand-McNally --
38. The Other Inevitable Column About the Writer's Favorite Sport, with Poignant Subtext --
39. "Rosey Grier Cradled His Head Right Next to This Stove" --
40. Progress Is Our Most Important Problem --
41. Smoke Gets in Your Rights --
42. PACs Americana --
43. Bright Ideas #2: More Water, More Tires, More Lanes --
44. California, There You Go --
45. One Woman's "Poison" Is Another Man's Poison --
46. Two Sammys (No Waiting) and the Laughing Deaf Mutes --
47. Tell Me Less --
48. At Least in Cockfights, One Cock Really Wins --
49. The Boss Is In, but the Staff Is in Charge --
50. This Is the First Column in the Rest of This Book --
51. Is Economics Giving Voodoo a Bad Name? --
52. And Besides, Tom Brokaw Still Can't Pronounce the Letter L --
53. A Poll Apart --
54. Tired of the Tired and Poor --
55. The City as Kilroy/Art for Santa Monica's Sake --
56. What to Do After You've Won the Nobel Prize and Lost Your Job --
57. Bright Ideas #3: You Buy Some Nukes, You Sell Some Boat Slips --
58. Dow Lets You Make Big Things --
59. If We're So Good, Why Do We Feel So Bad? --
60. Thank You for Serving Me, Intel 486 --
61. Render unto Caesar the Palace That Is Caesar's --
62. An Order of Rich, Please - Hold the Famous.
Responsibility: Harry Shearer.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27267235>
library:oclcnum"27267235"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/27267235>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1993"
schema:description"1. Truth in Airporting -- 2. I Live, Therefore I Drive -- 3. We Are Not a Crook -- 4. This Column Kills Fascists -- 5. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Poppies -- 6. The Age of Minimallism -- 7. Buy Me a River -- 8. Gilding the Throne -- 9. If You Lived Here, You'd Be Homeless Now -- 10. The Inevitable Column about the Writer's Favorite Sport -- 11. The Limits of No Limits (Do the Funky Plotkin) -- 12. They Shall Beat Their Swords into Live-action Stunt Shows -- 13. Watch 'Til It Hurts -- 14. See You at the Phi Delt Reunion -- 15. A Pinch of Hustle, Easy on the Bustle -- 16. Restaurants, from Rest to Rant -- 17. Who's Afraid of 525 Lines? -- 18. Race: A Class Act -- 19. Is Everybody Here on a Mission from God? -- 20. Bright Ideas #1: Keep It Moving -- 21. "Would I Have to Be Animated?" -- 22. Let's Watch a War -- 23. Chief Gates's Final Speech: The First Draft -- 24. Don't Trust Anyone in the Spit Puppies -- 25. Yeah, I'm an American, Buddy. Wanna Fight? -- 26. Caught in the Malestrom -- 27. Seven-eighths Actual Size -- 28. What's That Smell? -- 29. I Hereby Declare Your Home Blighted -- 30. East Meets South -- 31. Talkin' Trash -- 32. The Immaterial Girl -- 33. The Trouble with June -- 34. It's All in the Head -- 35. Let's All Talk Nice -- 36. Are Our Bananas Too Ripe? -- 37. Making the World Safe for Rand-McNally -- 38. The Other Inevitable Column About the Writer's Favorite Sport, with Poignant Subtext -- 39. "Rosey Grier Cradled His Head Right Next to This Stove" -- 40. Progress Is Our Most Important Problem -- 41. Smoke Gets in Your Rights -- 42. PACs Americana -- 43. Bright Ideas #2: More Water, More Tires, More Lanes -- 44. California, There You Go -- 45. One Woman's "Poison" Is Another Man's Poison -- 46. Two Sammys (No Waiting) and the Laughing Deaf Mutes -- 47. Tell Me Less -- 48. At Least in Cockfights, One Cock Really Wins -- 49. The Boss Is In, but the Staff Is in Charge -- 50. This Is the First Column in the Rest of This Book -- 51. Is Economics Giving Voodoo a Bad Name? -- 52. And Besides, Tom Brokaw Still Can't Pronounce the Letter L -- 53. A Poll Apart -- 54. Tired of the Tired and Poor -- 55. The City as Kilroy/Art for Santa Monica's Sake -- 56. What to Do After You've Won the Nobel Prize and Lost Your Job -- 57. Bright Ideas #3: You Buy Some Nukes, You Sell Some Boat Slips -- 58. Dow Lets You Make Big Things -- 59. If We're So Good, Why Do We Feel So Bad? -- 60. Thank You for Serving Me, Intel 486 -- 61. Render unto Caesar the Palace That Is Caesar's -- 62. An Order of Rich, Please - Hold the Famous."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/330463>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Man bites town"@en
schema:numberOfPages"236"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.