Ben Schwartz has written jokes for the 84th Oscars, Letterman monologues, Wits, as Suck.com’s Bertolt Blecht, and his screenplay Home By Christmas is on the 2011 Blacklist. As a journalist and critic, he has written for The New Yorker, Lapham’s Quarterly, Bookforum, The Baffler, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and is currently a judge for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes for graphic novels and comics. He is currently working on a history of American humor set between the two world wars. He lives in Los Angeles and can be followed on Twitter at @benschwartzy.
The Hilarity of Influence: An Interview with Kliph Nesteroff
An interview with Kliph Nesteroff, author of The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy....