Math was my worst subject because I could never persuade the teacher that my answers were meant ironically.
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.- Forrest Gump
In the end everything is a gag.- Charlie Chaplin
Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.- Marilyn Monroe
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.- L. Frank Baum
If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are.- Terry Pratchett
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|Birth:||5th December, 1935|
|Profession:||Journalist, Novelist, Writer|
Calvin Trillin was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He is an American journalist, food writer and novelist. He worked as a reporter for Time magazine before joining the staff of The New Yorker in 1963. His reporting for The New Yorker on the racial integration of the University of Georgia was published in his first book, An Education in Georgia. He wrote the magazine's U.S. Journal series from 1967 to 1982, covering local events both serious and quirky throughout the United States. He has also written for The Nation magazine. He has also written a collection of short stories – Barnett Frummer Is An Unbloomed Flower – and three comic novels, Runestruck, Floater, and Tepper Isn’t Going Out. In 2012, he was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, published by Random House. In 2013, he was inducted into the New York Writers Hall of Fame. Trillin lives in the Greenwich Village area of New York City.
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