Richard Zoglin

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Richard Zoglin is a contributing editor and theater critic for Time magazine. His book Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America is considered the definitive history of that seminal era in stand-up comedy. Zoglin is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and currently lives in New York City.

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Bob Hope: Entertainer of the Century

Bob Hope is a celebrity whose vast contribution to American entertainment has never been properly appreciated or explored. In Hope: Entertainer of the Century, author Richard Zoglin presents a complex portrait of a gifted but flawed man, who, unlike many Hollywood stars, truly loved being famous, appreciated its responsibilities, and handled celebrity with extraordinary grace and lasting impact.