O'Rourke, P. J.
O'ROURKE, P. J.
O'ROURKE, P. J. American, b. 1947. Genres: Poetry, Social commentary, Humor/Satire. Career: Freelance journalist since 1981. Contributor, Rolling Stone mag., NYC. Worked as writer and ed. of underground newspapers in Baltimore and NYC, 1968-71; Feature Ed., New York Herald, 1971-72; Executive Ed. and Managing Ed., 1973-77, and Ed.-in-Chief, 1978-81, National Lampoon, NYC. Publications: Nancy Adler Poems, 1970; Our Friend the Vowel (poems), 1976; Modern Manners: An Etiquette Book for Rude People, 1983; Republican Party Reptile, 1986; The Bachelor Home Companion, 1987; Holidays in Hell, 1988; The Official American Spectator Enemies List, 1990; Parliament of Whores, 1991; Give War a Chance, 1992; All the Trouble in the World, 1994; Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence and a Bad Haircut, 1995; Eat the Rich, 1998; The CEO of the Sofa, 2001. EDITOR: (with D.C. Kenney) The 1964 High School Yearbook, 1974; National Lampoon: A Dirty Book, 1976; Sunday Newspaper Parody, 1978. Address: c/o Rolling Stone, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104-0199, U.S.A. Online address: www.pjorourke.com