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Spy: The Funny Years
By George Kalogerakis (editor), Kurt Andersen (editor), Tom Phillips (foreword by) and Graydon Carter (editor)
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Publisher Miramax
Publication date October 25, 2006
Pages 304
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781401352394
ISBN-10 1401352391
Dimensions 1 by 9.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 3.55 lbs.
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Original list price $39.95
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Summary
A twentieth anniversary celebration of the ground-breaking humor magazine, Spy offers an anthology containing some of its finest writing, reporting, photography, design, illustration, and more, including such popular features as Separated at Birth, Naked City, The Fine Print, Logrolling in Our Time, the Blurb-o-Mat, and others.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Spy's creation comes the definitive anthology, inside story, and scrapbook. Spy: The Funny Years will remind the magazine's million readers why they loved and depended on Spy and bring to a new generation the jewels of its reporting and writing, photography, illustration, design, and world-class mischief-making. It will demonstrate Spy's singular niche in American magazine and cultural history. But it is also intended to be enjoyed on its own: one beautiful volume containing Spy's funniest and most creative work, along with the ultimate insiders account of how it all came to be.

All the best is here: Separated at Birth; Naked City; The Fine Print; Logrolling in Our Time; the Blurb-o-Mat; those hysterical (and now ubiquitous) charts; the inside stories on the New York Times and Hollywood by J.J. Hunsecker and Celia Brady; the covers; investigative features; and the hilarious stories on pretty much everyone who was anyone during the late 80s and early 90s. Not to mention the often grisly but always entertaining regular cast of characters from Spy's pages -- the churlish dwarf billionaires; beaver-faced moguls; bull-whip-wielding uber-agents; knobby-kneed socialites; and, of course, short-fingered vulgarians.

During its heyday, from 1986 through 1993, Spy broke important ground in journalism and design, defining smartness for its generation. It was a once-in-a-lifetime creation that shaped the zeitgeist and succeeded (for a while) against all odds. Spy: The Funny Years will be the fun, stylish, hilarious holiday gift of the year.

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9781401352394 | details & prices | 304 pages | 9.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 3.55 lbs | List price $39.95
About: A twentieth anniversary celebration of the ground-breaking humor magazine, Spy offers an anthology containing some of its finest writing, reporting, photography, design, illustration, and more, including such popular features as Separated at Birth, Naked City, The Fine Print, Logrolling in Our Time, the Blurb-o-Mat, and others.

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