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Born: 1966 in Chicago, Illinois
Karp was born in Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University. He currently resides in Glenco, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Karp has written for Atlantic Monthly, Salon, Premiere, LA Times Sunday Magazine, TimeOut New York, Chicago Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times and other publications. He received his Master's in Journalism from Northwestern University and is an adjunct lecturer of journalism at Northwestern, University. He has also taught at Loyola and DePaul.
- A Futile and Stupid Gesture: How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever , Chicago Review Press, 2008
- Straight Down the Middle: Shivas Irons, Bagger Vance, and How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Golf Swing, Chronicle Books, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Straight Down the Middle: Shivas Irons, Bagger Vance, and How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Golf Swing
Release Date: 2010-02-17
Josh Karp's first book, A Futile and Stupid Gesture: How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever, won best biography of 2006 at the Midwest Book Awards and also the Independent Publisher Book Awards.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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