Library Finds! (JW Edition – Laughter is the Best Medicine)

Finals week is officially here! Julia thought she’d highlight some books we have in the collection that delve into the lives of famous comedians because this is the time to remember not to get bogged down in the stress of exams and papers. Yes, you should make them a priority, but you should also take breaks so you don’t burn out. Here are a few titles we have in the collection – or if you need a video break, this gem has been cracking Julia up since last week.

Seriously FunnySeriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s
by Gerald Nachman
PN 2285 .N25 2003

And Nothing But the TruthinessAnd Nothing But the Truthiness: The Rise (and Further Rise) of Stephen Colbert
by Lisa Rogak
PN 2287 .C5695 R85 2011

Make Em LaughMake ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America
by Laurence Maslon
PN 1969 .C65 M37 2008

The Life of PythonThe Life of Python
by George Perry
PN 2599.5 .T54 P47 2006

Freak Freak: A Semi-Demi-Quasi-Pseudo Autobiography
by John Leguizamo; with David Bar Katz
PS 3562 .E424 Z47 1997

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