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Press

For press inquiries, interview requests, and review copies, please contact Vanessa Schneider, HarperCollins publicity.

Vanessa.Schneider (at) HARPERCOLLINS.com

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Praise for ¡SATIRISTAS!

“If comedy is your idea of high art, ¡Satiristas! is the coffee table book for you.” - LA Weekly

“A superb book.” – The Serious Comedy Site

“¡Satiristas! reveals the method and the madness of men and women who inhabit the funny side of the commentariat.” – LA Times

“¡Satiristas! has a lot to teach comedy fans about the history and structure of humor, and it offers illuminating glimpses into the inner lives of the people who make it.” – The Onion, AV Club

“A must-read for any serious fans of smart comedy.” – The No Fact Zone (Stephen Colbert Website)

“Deep thoughts on funny business.” – Chicago Sun Times

“A passionate, insistent, and joyous case for comedy a serious art form.” -The Boston Phoenix

“¡Satiristas!' steps in and shows us that comedy is an art that can be engagingly explored without ruining the joke.” -Bookotron

“This is the textbook for advanced students of comedy, rendering a large chunk of a typical comedy nerd’s library obsolete.” – Third-Beat.com

“Provenza’s contact list has so many headliners it comes with a two-drink minimum.” – SF Weekly

“Finally, a book that gets right to the heart of comedians who choose to enter the unforgiving realm of the satirist.” – Library Journal

“A wealth of intimate, and at times, surprising discussions.” - Time Out Chicago

“For those of us who love comedy, it’s fascinating.” - KUSP Radio

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Praise for the photography in ¡SATIRISTAS!

“Striking comedian portraits.” - Boston Phoenix

“Wonderfully stark photographs.” - Library Journal

"There are maybe five photographers worldwide who do what he does, and fewer still who don't do what he doesn't do." - SF Chronicle

“Visually scrumptious.” – San Francisco Examiner

“The best images of these oft-photographed icons.” - GQ

“A Dan Dion photograph is almost the same thing as listening to the comic.” -The Serious Comedy Site

“Iconic photos.” – Time Out New York

“Amazing comedian portraits.” - SF Gate

“Stunning photos.” - Third-Beat.com

“Dion is known as “comedy's Richard Avedon,” because that’s a pretty funny thing to say. Also, he’s a fine photographer.” - SF Weekly