A Prairie Home Companion Pretty Good Joke Book: New 3rd Edition

A Prairie Home Companion Pretty Good Joke Book: New 3rd Edition

by Garrison Keillor (Introduction)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565118041
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Publication date: 09/10/2003
Series: Prairie Home Companion Ser.
Edition description: THIRD EDITION
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.11(w) x 7.37(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

GARRISON KEILLOR is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast. 
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.


St. Paul, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

August 7, 1942

Place of Birth:

Anoka, Minnesota


B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

Table of Contents

Introduction: It's Over1
Chapter 1Dumped3
Chapter 2The First Twenty-Four Hours12
Chapter 3He Says / She Says23
Chapter 4Facing the World39
Chapter 5What Did I Do Wrong?52
Chapter 6Getting Even65
Chapter 7Getting over Him81
Chapter 8Almost over Him--But No One Cares92
Chapter 9Can We Be Friends?112
Chapter 10The New Guy & Other Good Stuff121
The End131
By Garrison Keillor7
Old Standbys
Lightbulb Jokes43
Knock, Knock Jokes49
Turn the Other Cheek
Yo' Mama Jokes59
Losing My Religion
Death/Heaven Jokes77
Religion Jokes85
Drink & Be Merry
Bar Jokes101
In Bad Taste
Adults-Only Jokes117
Totally Tasteless Jokes123
Professionally Speaking
Lawyer/Judge Jokes131
Engineer Jokes137
Business People Jokes139
Irs/Accountant Jokes141
Economist Jokes143
Doctor/Psychiatrist Jokes145
Cop Jokes155
Musician Jokes159
And a Few More Job Jokes165
Ole & Lena Jokes169
Iowa Jokes175
Minnesota Jokes179
North Dakota Jokes181
And a Few Jokes Beyond Us183
Power to the People
Old People Jokes187
Gender-Related Jokes193
Joke Pourri
Jokes From the 1990s203
Sporting Jokes209
Last-But-Not-Least Jokes215

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