9781933771229

This Is My Funniest 2 : Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever

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  • ISBN13:

    9781933771229

  • ISBN10:

    1933771224

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2007-10-01
  • Publisher: Benbella Books
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Summary

This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fictioneach tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever writtenpresents wildly hilarious accounts accompanied by a preface that offers valuable insight into the authors and their selections. Contributors include David Drake, Gregory Benford, Janis Ian, Gene Wolf, Brian Hopkins, Kevin Anderson, and many more, with stories such as, "Tapestries," "Rattler," "The Robot Who Came to Dinner," and "The Acid Test."

Author Biography

Mike Resnick is a four-time Hugo Award winner and the author of 9 nonfiction books, 12 collections, 175 short stories, 2 screenplays, and 45 science fiction novels, including Dragon America, A Gathering of Widowmakers, and Starship: Mutiny. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Table of Contents

The robot who came to dinnerp. 3
Aliens ate my pickupp. 27
Correspondence with a breederp. 35
Fairy talep. 49
How to write a scientific paperp. 77
Frog kissp. 83
The acid testp. 93
Airborne all the way!p. 103
We three kingsp. 117
Nord's gambitp. 131
A sword called Rhondap. 145
Rattlerp. 157
A soldier's complaintp. 167
He loved Lucyp. 175
The frog princep. 193
In search of the perfect orgasmp. 201
Elvis died for your sinsp. 207
The angst, I kid you not, of Godp. 219
Monster radiop. 233
Apeconp. 241
On the high frontierp. 257
The day the Martels got the cablep. 283
Request for proposalp. 295
Small in the saddlep. 309
Ram shift phase 2p. 325
Invasion of the Jack Benny snatchersp. 331
The Santa Claus planetp. 341
Breeding mazep. 367
A study in scarlet herringsp. 381
Catastrophe baker and the cold equationsp. 397
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