Robert Ward's fiercely funny new novel, FOUR KINDS OF RAIN (St. Martin's Minotaur, $22.95), might be read as a cautionary tale about liberals who hide from themselves behind their humanitarian values.
Adam Sandler's fiercely funny performance is filled with worldly wisdom.
In a fiercely funny first act, a border state reversal of David Storey's "Changing Room," female wrestlers are in a dingy locker room preparing for the evening's show.
That child is fiercely funny and an artful mimic, remembering her divisive parents as if they were characters in a movie of her life.
She goes on a teenage tear--tormenting Anna's younger brother (who wonders why Mom's acting so weird), getting down and dirty on a TV talk show where Tess is supposed to discuss her book on aging--with fiercely funny conviction.
She describes herself as a BAP, a Black American Princess, and she is fiercely funny in her denunciation of men.
The results are fiercely funny, honest and moving.
Though Kathy Acker's feminist version of "Don Quixote" - which turned the knight into a contemporary woman who travels through New York and London accompanied by a talking dog - was fiercely funny at times, it was also tendentious and heavy-handed.
The result is fiercely funny, honest and moving.