From the nostalgic wit of Mark Twain to the sardonic narratives of Dorothy Parker, classic humor never goes out of style. This collection includes some of America's best-known humorous short stories, spanning over 100 years of wise cracks, slapstick and satire. Contributors include Mark Twain, Roy Blount, Dorothy Parker, John Irving, O. Henry, Jean Kerr, Anita Loos, Ring Lardner, Franklin Pierce Adams and Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Readers include John Irving, Roy Blount, Jr., Marsh McCandless, Marni Webb and others. Introduction by Roy Blount, Jr.