"Then We Came to the End" is acidly funny, but it isn't only satire; it also conveys the purpose and meaning to be found in work.
Joan Cusack has an acidly funny turn as Laura's best friend, Liz, a first-class scold.
John Simon, writing for New York Magazine, called it "acidly funny" and "spot-on about the making of a T.V. commercial."
It's amazing how frank and how acidly funny one can be when one is certain it will never see print until the writer is safely out of reach.
Layoff notices fly in Ferris's acidly funny first novel, set in a white-collar office in the wake of the dot-com debacle.
"My Attorney Bernie" offers an acidly funny portrait of a shady lawyer.
Then We Came to the End, it turns out, is neither small nor angry, but expansive, great-hearted and acidly funny.
Widely read and articulate, he could be acidly funny, referring to Pop Art, for example, as "the inedible raised to the level of the unspeakable."
Mr. Brochtrup handles the step up in responsibility with a leading man's aplomb and a keen ear for the playwright's acidly funny dialogue.
Twain is preaching an acidly funny sermon about human foolishness; Arnold is killing thousands to help millions kill time.