Roy Blount Jr.: Neilly Series Lecture

Title

Roy Blount Jr.: Neilly Series Lecture

Creator

Date

2004-11-11

Description

Roy Blount Jr., prides himself on the fact that he has done more things, for money, than any other humorist, novelist, journalist, dramatist, lyricist, lecturer, reviewer, performer, versifier, cruciverbalist, sportswriter, screenwriter, anthologist, columnist, philologist of sorts that he can think of offhand. He is a regular panelist on NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me. His essays, articles, stories, verses and drawings have appeared in 160 different periodicals including The New Yorker and in 160 books, including The Best of Modern Humor and The Norton Book of Light Verse. He is a former staff writer and editor at Sports Illustrated. Blount covered the l992 Democratic and Republican conventions and Presidential election night by commenting live from a Barcalounger on Comedy Central.

Introduction by Myra Gelband.

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image/jpeg

Event Type

lecture

Files

Blount_small.jpg

Citation

Blount Jr., Roy, “Roy Blount Jr.: Neilly Series Lecture,” RBSCP Exhibits, accessed June 20, 2021, https://rbscpexhibits.lib.rochester.edu/items/show/4828.

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  2. Neilly-Series-2004-2005.pdf