Overview

In this unexpectedly refreshing look at today's most inconvenient truths, acclaimed cartoonist Sidney Harris looks at global warming, with a little help from his friends. Featuring never-before-seen work from artists like long-time New Yorker contributors Matt Diffee, Sam Gross, and Lee Lorenz, among others, 101 Funny Things About Global Warming makes light of hot-button environmental issues, like unreliable hybrid cars, pie-in-the-sky alternative energy sources, and the ...
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101 Funny Things About Global Warming

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Overview

In this unexpectedly refreshing look at today's most inconvenient truths, acclaimed cartoonist Sidney Harris looks at global warming, with a little help from his friends. Featuring never-before-seen work from artists like long-time New Yorker contributors Matt Diffee, Sam Gross, and Lee Lorenz, among others, 101 Funny Things About Global Warming makes light of hot-button environmental issues, like unreliable hybrid cars, pie-in-the-sky alternative energy sources, and the existential crisis of our own biodegradable nature.
Provocative, timely, and endlessly funny, 101 Funny Things About Global Warming fits into the growing trend of ecocentric public events and media coverage by pointing out in black and white how far we've come-and how far we still have to go-in improving the state of the world.



"Great comedy can make you laugh and open your mind at the same time, and 101 Funny Things About Global Warming succeeds at both."-Global Warming Activist and Producer Laurie David

Praise for Sidney Harris:
"The humor in science that is most widely laughed at comes from nonscientists, like the cartoonist, Sidney Harris."-New York Times Book Review

"Harris is a treasure."-American Scientist

"What's so funny about science? Sidney Harris, that's what."-Isaac Asimov
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596917989
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 12/6/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,069,152
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Sidney Harris is America's foremost science cartoonist. His illustrations have appeared in innumerable magazines, books, newsletters, ads and web sites, including American Scientist, which has published more than 600 of his cartoons, Science, Discover, Physics Today, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business, and National Lampoon. In addition, twelve collections of his cartoons have been published including From Ads to Cloning Labs, You Want Proof - I'll Give You Proof, Stress Test, All Ends Up, and What's So Funny About Science.

Sidney Harris is America's foremost science cartoonist. His illustrations have appeared in innumerable magazines, books, newsletters, ads and web sites, including American Scientist, which has published more than 600 of his cartoons, Science, Discover, Physics Today, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business, and National Lampoon. In addition, twelve collections of his cartoons have been published including From Ads to Cloning Labs, You Want Proof - I'll Give You Proof, Stress Test, All Ends Up, and What's So Funny About Science.

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