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Humor Writer and Songwriter Christopher Cerf

Cerf writes children's songs for Sesame Street and helped launch the humor magazine the National Lampoon. In 1978 he co-edited the journalistic parody "Not the New York Times." His most recent humor book is "The Book of Sequels," a spoof of current trends in the publishing and film industries.


Other segments from the episode on December 19, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 19, 1990: Interview with Tim Burton; Review of John Harbison's album "The Flight into Egypt"; Interview with Christopher Cerf; Review of Brian Boyd's book …


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