From Library Journal
This book consists of over 100 fairly recent selections from the syndicated humor column that Kornheiser writes for the Sunday Washington Post. Kornheiser's gift as a humorist, honed over long experience, is such that he can make a story out of nothing and out of everything like buying something from infomercial pitchman Ron Popeil, wishing Bob Dole would shut up, attending a "guys only" high school reunion, or smearing his head with Rogaine (his previous collection of columns was Bald As I Wanna Be). L'Affaire Lewinsky and the Al Gore/George Bush election occupy a good portion of the book. Kornheiser keeps the reader in a more or less chucklesome mood most of the time, but even the best collections of newspaper columns lose something of their flavor and immediacy when put in book form, and this is no exception a lot of the material is old hat. Even so, the humorous invention provides considerable mirth, and the book, dipped into at judicious intervals, will help at a time when the national funny bone could stand some vigorous tickling. A.J. Anderson, GSLIS, Simmons Coll., Boston
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“I’m Back for More Cash
shows off the versatility, the wit and the self-deprecating style that have made his humor columns for the Post
so popular.” —Associated Press
“A hoot . . . In bites of a thousand words or less, Kornheiser offers happenin’ zingers from the turn of the century, complete with rimshots and all the brio of Henny Youngman.” —Kirkus Reviews