Table of contents for Created in darkness by troubled Americans : the best of McSweeney's, humor category, 1998-2003 / edited by Dave Eggers ... [et al.] ; with introductions by Harry Magnan and Dave Eggers.


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A BRIEF PARODY OF A TALK SHOW THAT
FALLS APART ABOUT HALFWAY
THROUGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Carvell 000
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kurt Luchs 000
THE BRIEFING: A PLAY IN ONE ACT . . . . . .Stuart Wade 000
PREVIEW OF SUMMER CAMPS . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Johnson 000
COMMENTS WRITTEN ON EVALUATIONS
OF MY SPEECH ON NEEDLE
EXCHANGE PROGRAMS . . . . . . . . . . .Andy Rathbun 000
THE NEWEST FROM JOKELAND
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brodie H. Brockie and R. J. White 000
EXCERPTS FROM MY SPEECH
ON FOREST-FIRE PREVENTION . . . .Arthur Bradford 000
A GRACELAND FOR ADOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Zev Borow 000
WORDS THAT WOULD MAKE NICE
NAMES FOR BABIES, IF IT WEREN'T
FOR THEIR UNSUITABLE
MEANINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stephany Aulenback 000
A STORY WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING THE
KOREAN WAR AND STARS PAUL THEROUX,
V. S. NAIPAUL, AND JANE BRYANT QUINN,
FINANCIAL EXPERT FOR NEWSWEEK,
A WEEKLY MAGAZINE FOR GENERAL
READERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Todd Pruzan 000
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID TWO MOONS
AGO (THE REVENGE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brian Kennedy 000
AS A PORN MOVIE TITLER, I MAY
LACK PROMISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Moe 000
REVIEWS OF MY DAYDREAMS . . . . . . . . . . .T. G. Gibbon 000
INSOMNIACS! I BRING WORDS OF
WISDOM AND HOPE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Roeder 000
TEN WORST FILMS OF ALL TIME, AS
REVIEWED BY EZRA POUND OVER
ITALIAN RADIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Purcell 000
FIRE: THE NEXT SHARP STICK? . . . . . . . .John Hodgman 000
ON THE IMPLAUSIBILITY OF
THE DEATH STAR'S TRASH
COMPACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J. M. Tyree 000
NOT VERY SCARY MOVIES . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joshua Watson 000
CANDLE PARTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Alysia Gray Painter 000
IT'S NOT ACTUALLY A SMALL WORLD . . . .Tom Ruprecht 000
UNUSED AUDIO COMMENTARY BY
HOWARD ZINN AND NOAM CHOMSKY
FOR THE LORD OF THE RINGS:
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING DVD
(PLATINUM SERIES EXTENDED EDITION),
PART ONE . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Alexander and Tom Bissell 000
CANCELED REGIONAL MORNING
TV SHOWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Moe 000
A LETTER FROM EZRA POUND TO
BILLY WILDER, 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Purcell 000
JOURNAL OF A NEW COBRA RECRUIT . . . . .Keith Pille 000
A LOGIC PUZZLE AND HANGOVER CURE
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Hodgman 000
SOME PEOPLE DO NOT LIKE CELEBRITIES
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Ian Black 000
TIPS FROM JOKES AND HOW TO TELL THEM,
PUBLISHED IN 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .R. J. White 000
HOW IMPORTANT MOMENTS IN MY LIFE
WOULD HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT IF I
WAS SHOT IN THE STOMACH . . . . . .Jake Swearingen 000
NO JUSTICE, NO FOUL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jim Stallard 000
ACTUAL ACADEMIC JOURNALS WHICH
COULD BE BROADWAY SHOWS IF
THEY HAD EXCLAMATION POINTS
ADDED! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T. G. Gibbon 000
MY BEARD, REVIEWED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chris Bachelder 000
THE NAME GAME
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stephany Aulenback and Sean Carman 000
CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH I WOULD
HAVE SEX WITH SOME OF MY FELLOW
JURORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Peter Ferland 000
THE BET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Arthur Bradford 000
THE DANCE LESSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Carvell 000
CAPTIONS FOR A CARTOON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Earl Wang 000
ATTACK OF THE FABULONS! . . . . . . . . . .Mark O'Donnell 000
PIRATE RIDDLES FOR SOPHISTICATES . . . . . .Kevin Shay 000
GROUP MOBILIZATION AS A DESPERATE
CRY FOR HELP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Christopher Monks 000
A SHORT FICTIONAL PASSAGE ENTITLED
"DRIFT NETS," IN WHICH SEVERAL
ENTERPRISING CHARACTERS TROLL THE
HIGH SEAS, EXPLORING ABANDONED
TRADE VESSELS FOR "PIRATED" GOODS,
AND LEARN TO COPE WITH DISTINCT
PERSONALITIES IN A CLOSE-KNIT,
HIGH-STRESS ENVIRONMENT . . . . . . . .Todd Pruzan 000
INEFFECTIVE LINES DELETED FROM
FINAL REVISIONS OF VIOLENT
BOX-OFFICE HITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Kennedy 000
THREE STORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Neal Pollack 000
POP QUIZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Condon 000
BAD NAMES FOR PROFESSIONAL WRESTLERS
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Johnson 000
EVIDENTLY, IT WAS LIVE THEN . . . . . . . . . .Dan Kennedy 000
UPCOMING TITLES FROM GAVIN MENZIES,
AUTHOR OF 1421: THE YEAR THE
CHINESE DISCOVERED AMERICA . . . . . . .Paul Tullis 000
I'M A BIG FAN OF THE FOLLOWING
WESTERNS, AND NO, THEY AREN'T
PORN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ross Barnes 000
NORSE LEGENDS REFERENCE PAGES . . .Kevin Guilfoile 000
GOOFUS, GALLANT, RASHOMON . . . . . . . . .Jim Stallard 000
NOT-GOOD TITLES FOR ROMANTIC
FILMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Blair 000
BLACK, GRAY, GREEN, RED, BLUE: A LETTER
FROM A FAMOUS PAINTER ON THE
MOON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ben Greenman 000
LISTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: American wit and humor