Did he really say that?

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes = GEORGE CARLIN...Stained glass, engraved glass, frosted glass–give me plain glass = JOHN FOWLES...Music is the mathematics of the gods = PYTHAGORAS...Nothing is more fluid than language = R.L.SWIHART

Friday, December 7, 2012

The Written Wood

Pardon the malopropism but the Wood refers to WOODY ALLEN.

When he isn't doing something on the silver screen, he does something special on his typewriter for the readers of NEW YORKER Magazine.

In the absence of film images, he is twice as funny.

A recent story
is about...

A porky nudnik I knew from our years frequenting the great wheat-germ dispensaries of Sunset Boulevard.
Nestor Grossnose was a Hollywood producer who had mastered the knack of creating insolvency from the most promising projects...We now repaired to the Carnegie Deli to deconstruct some pickled meat and...

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