Steve Allen

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General Information

Name: Steve Allen

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: December 26, 1921 in New York, New York

Died: October 30, 2000 in Encino, California


Illinois Connection

Steve Allen was raised on the south side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Allen was born Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen. He was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian, and writer. He was also a radio and tv personality and an award winning composer.

Published Works

  • Bop Fables, 1955
  • Fourteen for Tonight, 1955
  • The Funny Men, 1956
  • Wry on the Rocks, 1956
  • The Girls on the Tenth Floor and Other Stories, 1958 - reprinted in 1970: ISBN 0-8369-3608-6
  • The Question Man... ,1959
  • Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography, 1960
  • Not All of Your Laughter, Not All of Your Tears, 1962
  • Dialogues in Americanism, 1964 - written with L. Brent Bozell, Jr., William F. Buckley, Jr., Robert M. Hutchins, James MacGregor Burns, and Willmoore Kendall
  • Letter to a Conservative, 1965
  • The Ground is Our Table, 1966
  • Bigger Than A Breadbox, 1967
  • The Flash of Swallows, 1969
  • The Wake, 1972 ISBN 0-385-07608-8
  • Princess Snip-Snip and the Puppy-Kittens, 1973
  • Curses! or... How Never to Be Foiled Again, 1973 ISBN 0-87477-008-4
  • What To Say When It Rains, 1974 ISBN 0-8431-0357-4
  • Schmock-Schmock!, 1975 ISBN 0-385-09664-X
  • Meeting of Minds, 1978 ISBN 0-517-53383-9 - reprinted in 1989: ISBN 0-87975-550-4
  • Chopped-Up Chinese, 1978
  • Ripoff: A Look at Corruption in America, 1979 - written with Roslyn Bernstein and Donald H. Dunn ISBN 0-8184-0249-0
  • Meeting of Minds, Second Series, 1979 ISBN 0-517-53894-6 - reprinted in 1989: ISBN 0-87975-565-2
  • Explaining China, 1980 ISBN 0-517-54062-2
  • Funny People, 1981 ISBN 0-8128-2764-3
  • The Talk Show Murders, 1982 ISBN 0-440-08471-7
  • Beloved Son: A Story of the Jesus Cults, 1982 ISBN 0-672-52678-6
  • More Funny People, 1982 ISBN 0-8128-2884-4
  • How to Make a Speech, 1986 ISBN 0-07-001164-8
  • How to Be Funny: Discovering the Comic You, 1987 - written with Jane Wollman ISBN 0-07-001199-0 - reprinted in 1992: ISBN 0-87975-792-2 - reprinted again in 1998: ISBN 1-57392-206-4
  • The Passionate Nonsmoker's Bill of Rights: The First Guide to Enacting Nonsmoking Legislation, 1989 - written with Bill Adler, Jr. ISBN 0-688-06295-4
  • "Dumbth": And 81 Ways to Make Americans Smarter, 1989 ISBN 0-87975-539-3 - reprinted in 1998: ISBN 1-57392-237-4
  • Meeting of Minds, Vol. III, 1989 ISBN 0-87975-566-0
  • Meeting of Minds, Vol. IV, 1989 ISBN 0-87975-567-9
  • Murder on the Glitter Box, 1989 ISBN 0-8217-2752-4
  • The Public Hating: A Collection of Short Stories, 1990 ISBN 0-942637-22-4
  • Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion & Morality, 1990 ISBN 0-87975-638-1
  • Murder in Manhattan, 1990 ISBN 0-8217-3033-9
  • Murder in Vegas, 1991 ISBN 0-8217-3462-8
  • Hi-Ho, Steverino: The Story of My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of Television, Barricode Books, 1992 ISBN 0-942637-55-0
  • The Murder Game, Zebra Books, 1993 ISBN 0-8217-4115-2
  • Make `Em Laugh, Prometheus Books, 1993 ISBN 0-87975-837-6
  • More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion, Morality, Prometheus Books, 1993 ISBN 0-87975-736-1
  • Reflections, Prometheus Books, 1994 ISBN 0-87975-904-6
  • The Bug and the Slug in the Rug, Greene Bark Press, 1995 ISBN 1-880851-17-2
  • The Man Who Turned Back the Clock, and Other Short Stories, Prometheus Books, 1995 ISBN 1-57392-002-9
  • Murder on the Atlantic, Kensington, 1995 ISBN 0-8217-4647-2
  • But Seriously ... : Steve Allen Speakes His Mind, Prometheus Books, 1996 ISBN 1-57392-090-8
  • Wake Up to Murder, Kensington, 1996 ISBN 1-57566-090-3
  • Die Laughing, Kensington, 1998 ISBN 1-57566-241-8
  • Murder in Hawaii, Kensington, 1999 ISBN 1-57566-375-9
  • Steve Allen's Songs: 100 Lyrics with Commentary, McFarland & Co., 1999 ISBN 0-7864-0736-0
  • Steve Allen's Private Joke File, Three Rivers Press, 2000 ISBN 0-609-80672-6
  • Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio: Raising the Standards of American Culture, Prometheus Books, 2001 ISBN 1-57392-874-7

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Hi-Ho, Steverino!: My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of TV

ISBN: 1569800103
Release Date: 1994-08

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Murder Game, The

ISBN: 0821741152
Release Date: 1993-03-01

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Make 'Em Laugh

ISBN: 0879758376
Release Date: 1993-09-01

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More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion and Morality (More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion & Morality)

ISBN: 0879757361
Release Date: 1992-09-01

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Reflections

ISBN: 0879759046
Release Date: 1994-09-01

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Murder On The Atlantic

ISBN: 1575660970
Release Date: 1996-10-01

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But Seriously...: Steve Allen Speaks His Mind

ISBN: 1573920908
Release Date: 1996-09-01

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Murder In Hawaii

ISBN: 1575663759
Release Date: 1999-01-01

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Steve Allen's Private Joke File

ISBN: 0609806726
Release Date: 2000-12-05

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Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio : Raising Standards of Popular Culture

ISBN: 1573928747
Release Date: 2001-04-01

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Literary Awards

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External Links

Steve Allen on WorldCat

Steve Allen on Amazon

Steve Allen on Wikipedia

Steve Allen Official Website

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