Two books for the end of the week

  1. MANGA CROSS-STITCH > Make your own graphic art needlework, by Helen McCarthy, designs by Steve Kyte and Helen McCarthy (Andrew McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, 2009)
  2. MAKE ‘EM LAUGH: the funny business of america, by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (Hachette Book Group, New York, 2008)

Phil Silvers (Fischl Silverstein): “What’s television?  Burlesque with an antenna — that’s television.”