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    • The New Yorker, January 12th, 2009 (Peter Hessler, Jeffrey Toobin, Bruce McCall)

    • By: Peter Hessler, Jeffrey Toobin, Bruce McCall
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    "Homelands", by David Remnick; "Cheat, Pray, Love", by James Surowiecki; "Barney's Great Adventure", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Strange Stones", by Peter Hessler; "Looking Forward to Your Check", by Bruce McCall; "Survivors", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (March 13, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Jack Turner, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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    "Veep Doo-Doo" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Locals" by Ben McGrath; "Green Gold" by Jack Turner; "Official New 7 Wonders of the World Ballot" by Bruce McCall; "Political Science" by Michael Specter; and "Telling Tales" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker Festival - Master Class in Humor Writing

    • By: Andy Borowitz, Bruce McCall
    • Narrated by: Andy Borowitz, Bruce McCall
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3 out of 5 stars 13

    Andy Borowitz's books include Who Moved My Soap?: The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison, The Trillionaire Next Door: The Greedy Investor's Guide to Day Trading, Governor Arnold: A Photodiary of His First 100 Days in Office, and The Borowitz Report: The Big Book of Shockers. His Web site, Borowitzreport.com, has won five About.com Political Dot-Comedy Awards. He has been contributing humor pieces to The New Yorker since 1998.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short and Simple - No Big Secrets

    • By Robb Lightfoot on 11-05-15

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Thin Ice

    • Coming of Age in Canada
    • By: Bruce McCall
    • Narrated by: Bruce McCall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In this subversively funny memoir, the acclaimed New Yorker humorist and Canadian expat Bruce McCall tells what it was like to grow up in Simcoe, Toronto, and Windsor, Ontario, crammed into shabby and close quarters with a family that was dysfunctional before the word had even been invented. Bruce McCall’s father was an inaccessible tyrant. His mother drank to blunt the effect of her husband’s rages and to dodge the duties of taking care of six children.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting angry outlook

    • By Alethia on 05-08-13

    Regular price: $11.40

    • The New Yorker (May 8, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    "Not Wise" by George Packer; "Choke Artist" by Lauren Collins; "Through the Roof" by James Surowiecki; "Memento Mori" by David Sedaris; "Rummy in Love" by Bruce McCall; "Once in a Lifetime" by Jhumpa Lahiri; and "Chosing Sides" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Dec. 19, 2005)

    • By: Orhan Pamuk, Daniel Radosh, Bruce McCall, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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    "On Trial" by Orhan Pamuk; "Cyber City" by Daniel Radosh; "The Baghdad Daily Bugle" by Bruce McCall; "The Inheritance" by Ken Auletta; "Becoming Mary Poppins" by Caitlin Flanagan; and "Beasts and Beauties" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (March 6, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Jack Turner, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    "Count 'Em" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Consulat D'Influence" by Dan Baum; "Asbestos, Inc." by James Surowiecki; "Drawing the Line" by Jeffrey Toobin; "A Memo from the Vatican" by Paul Rudnick; "A Mind in Connemara" by Fintan O'Toole; "Boom and Doom" by John Lahr; "Metal Mania" by Nancy Franklin; and "Candid Cameras" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Dec. 5, 2005)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Seymour Hersh, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
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    "Floor War" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Waling" by Ben McGrath; "Up in the Air" by Seymour Hersh; "Getting Started" by Bruce McCall; "Darwin in the Dock" by Margaret Talbot; "Company Men" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 4, 2005)

    • By: David Remnick, Alec Wilkinson, Jeffrey Goldberg, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Political Porn" by David Remnick; "The Enron Example" by Alec Wilkinson; "Real Insiders" by Jeffrey Goldberg; "Camp Correspondence" by Bruce McCall; "Ashes" by Cristina Henriquez; "When in Rome" by Nancy Franklin; and "On Your Toes" by John Lahr.

    Regular price: $5.95