About the Author
was one of the founding members of groundbreaking comic magazine The National Lampoon
. He has also written a number of classic humor books including O.J.'s Legal Pad, French for Cats, Bored of the Rings, Latin for all Occasions, Rationalizations to Live,
by and many more.
John Boswell has been a collabortor with Henry Beard for years working on a number of his bestsellers with him: O.J.'s Legal Pad, French for Cats, and The Official Exceptions to the Rules of Golf.
Ron Barrett has illustrated the children's classic, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, which has sold over a million copies. He was also the artful forger of O.J.'s Legal Pad and Bill Gates' Personal Super Secret Private Laptop. Both Cloudy and Ron's comic, Politenessman, Champion of Charm, are now under major development as major motion pictures.
Gary Hallgren studied painting and design at Western Washington State College. In the 1970s became involved with the underground comics scene. He teamed up with Dan O' Neill, Bobby London, Ted Richards and Shary Flenniken to start Air Pirates Funnies, a comics series that parodied Disney characters. Gary Hallgren's work has appeared in numerous magazines, such as National Lampoon, Rolling Stone, Howard the Duck, Crazy,and Provincetown. He lives in New York.