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Patricia Marx    

Humorist, Writer, Contributor to "The New Yorker"

Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and is the author of several books, including the novels Starting from Happy and Him Her Him Again the End of Him (both of which were finalists for the Thurber Prize) and numerous children’s books, among them Now Everybody Really Hates Me and Meet My Staff.

Marx was the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University.

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The Constitution of the United States, As Edited by the College ...

Patricia Marx jokes about college students rewriting the Constitution of the United States in order to use more sensitive language.

Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia? - The New Yorker

Patricia Marx tests the products that promise a good night's sleep, like the Sleep Shepherd hat, the Glo to Sleep therapy mask, and the NightWave Sleep ...

Why I'm Late

Patricia Marx jokingly imagines someone stuck in a traffic jam that spans centuries and civilizations ranging from ancient Rome to revolutionary France.

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