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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wise words from P.J. O'Rourke

“Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die when you’re right in the middle of it.” Wise words, indeed, from "conservative humorist" (his description) P.J. O'Rourke.

Patrick Jake "P.J."  O'Rourke, who just turned 67, uses humor regularly in his role as a conservative  political satirist, journalist and creative writer.  You often hear him as one of the respondents on the hit public radio show "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me" (one of my weekly faves).
 
P.J. O’Rourke
 
A native of Toledo, Ohio, who now makes his home "mostly" in Washington, DC, he's authored 20 books, including the recent The Baby Boom:  How It Got That Way (And It Wasn't My Fault; And I'll Never Do It Again), even though, like me, he's IN the Baby Boom generation. 

 
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