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Laugh Riot: The Best of the Harvard Lampoon


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Stories brought to you from the world's oldest continually published humor magazine.


Guest host Kate Burton presents a cornucopia of funny pieces from the volume The Best of The Harvard Lampoon. The satirical publication celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2016 with an anthology of some of its contributors' best work, and was the occasion of a special SELECTED SHORTS evening of readings and reminiscences. Among the many humorists and entertainers who got their start at the Lampoon in their students days are Kurt Andersen, Patricia Marx and B.J. Novak.

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